A. maceo Smith law suit

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A. maceo Smith law suit - McKENZIE - cat a ma arc tnoM of U rmt a4 do not...
McKENZIE - cat a ma arc tnoM of U rmt a4 do not miimi rlly mxyrn 41trlai fXOtoa of Tb CtmrUr Tf UtfUor. - ton, March 30. This Is the first time that the Shoreham, where the National Council of Negro Women made precedent recently recently by giving a tea. has accepted a mixed group for a dinner - meeting. This Is Indicative of trends In democratic directions In Washington, for any downtown hotel that makes a reservation for a predominantly Negro organization organization knows that it will have a predominantly Negro guest list. ACHR has been lucky enough to snare the new District of Columbia Commissioner, Commissioner, F. Joseph Donohue, for the speaker and he should be able to help the organization draw a really mixed crowd. THE PLAINTIFF In ACHR's new suit Is the well - known NAACP national board member, member, A. Maceo Smith, FHA official official from Dallas, Tex. Mr. Smith was refused accommodations accommodations by the Hotel Phillips In Kansas City last December during during the Alpha Phi Alpha convention, convention, although he had a con - firmed advance reservation. His suit, therefore. Is one for breach of contract since Missouri Missouri has no civil rights law - Such a suit poses interesting' possibilities with regard to the development of new legal theories theories to combat racial discrimination. discrimination. And. likely all other challenges to' such a system. It highlights the disparity between between political theory and social social custom, between our professions professions and our practices. THE AMERICAN people have had an opportunity to examine examine public morals and private private behavior In two other areas of human conduct during the last week as the result of the investigations of the Ful - brlght and Kefauver Committees. Committees. Favoritism in the dispensation dispensation of government loan funds and underworld influence influence in the management of local local politics may not seem at first to be related - to a pattern of discrimination. But each of these three areas race relations, relations, governmental administration, administration, city politics is concerned with standards and a departure

Clipped from The Pittsburgh Courier31 Mar 1951, SatPage 6

The Pittsburgh Courier (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)31 Mar 1951, SatPage 6
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