Mr. Kennedy and Civil Rights

November 1960
New Republic;11/21/60, Vol. 143 Issue 22, p6
Focuses on the necessity for civil rights legislation in the country to be looked by John F. Kennedy administration in order to fulfill expectations and needs of the U.S. Possibility for review of the history of African American rights in the country; Essentiality to extend technical assistance to school districts seeking to integrate White and African American schools; Litigation to carry out the voting rights guaranties of the Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1960; Opinion that the President must check the White House, police and enforce non-discriminatory practices by government contractors;Suggestion for the President to meet the members of the Civil Rights Commission for the purpose of coordinating the investigation work of the body with the U.S. administration.


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