Blackout in Houston

September 1960
Time;9/12/1960, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p70
The article discusses the publication of Houston's three newspapers on the racial integration in the city. It notes that the three newspapers include the "Post," the "Chronicle," and the "Press" delayed the publications for one week, buried the issue on the back pages and met angered reactions from the people. It mentions that white and African American Houston civic leaders thrashed out an agreement desegregating the city's lunch counters last August 1960.


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