Protests Halted Temporarily

Chapel Hill municipality kicking the can down the road instead of taking action. Details who was arrested for what.

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Protests Halted Temporarily Efforts to gain the desegregation desegregation of Chapel Hill's 19 remaining remaining ' segregated establishments came to an apparent standstill tills week when all parties concerned concerned failed to take any definite definite action Floyd McKissick, defense attorney attorney for the Chapel Hill Committee Committee for Open Business, said he would file notice of appeal in Orange County Superior Court for the 15 persons convicted this week in Recorder's Court on charges resulting from anti-segregation anti-segregation anti-segregation anti-segregation protests staged here last month. Action on a proposed ordinance ordinance to prevent future businesses businesses established in Chapel Hill from practicing racial discrimination discrimination was deferred by the Board of Aldermen Monday night. The Board also referred a report report on the '"whole racial situation situation here" to a state-wide state-wide state-wide committee committee of mayors. The proposed ordinance, concerning concerning future businesses, had been offered as a possible alternative alternative to a public accommodations, accommodations, law which would . deny licenses to any local business denying denying service on the basis of race or color. The Aldermen had planned to discuss the new proposal, and had earlier requested a study of such a law's constitutionality and feasibility by the Institute of Government. Mayor Sandy McClamroch told the Board the Institute had not completed the requested study. Further action on the ordinance ordinance is expected at the Aldermen's Aldermen's next regular meeting. Twelve Negro and three white COB members were convicted on trespassing, obstructing traffic traffic and blocking sidewalk charges charges Tuesday in Chapel Hill Recorder's Recorder's Court. Harold Foster, former chairman chairman of the Committee, was convicted on two counts obstructing obstructing traffic, in a July 17 street demonstration and block- block- ing the sidewalk on July 19. Twenty-one Twenty-one Twenty-one persons were charged,, with - trespassing " July 19 after staging a sit-in sit-in sit-in at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Hill-Carrboro Hill-Carrboro Merchants ' Bureau office. Judge William S. Stewart found 10 guilty; three cases were nol pressed with leave by Solicitor Roy M. Cole; one was found innocent; one case was (Continued on Page 3) Triangle Players Are Presenting 'Anything Goes' "Anything Goes," the final production of the Triangle Summer Summer Theatre, opens tomorrow night at the YWCA auditorium in Durham. The play, directed by Richard Parks, UNC graduate

Clipped from The Daily Tar Heel15 Aug 1963, ThuPage 1

The Daily Tar Heel (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)15 Aug 1963, ThuPage 1
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  • Protests Halted Temporarily — Chapel Hill municipality kicking the can down the road instead of taking action. Details who was arrested for what.

    talidegroot – 25 Oct 2014

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