The Other Side of the New South (II)

Kotz, Nick
April 1978
New Republic;4/1/78, Vol. 178 Issue 13, p18
Part II. Looks at the problems of race and poverty in the rural Southern states. Lack of support for the public school system; Problems in school desegregation; American Friends Service Committee and Children's Defense Fund's documentation of cases in which Afro-American children were dismiss from schools under the guise of disciplinary action; Failure of industrial development to improve job opportunities; Depth of the poverty in southwest Georgia as indicated by the welfare statistics; Decline in the number of Afro-American farmers and landowners.


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