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Conservatives and asked that their violating a zoning ordinance. Citizen Group Protests Integration In Halifax; White Vista Workers Are Criticized By Sheriff SOUTH BOSTON — School Integration and the actions of white anti-poverty workers have brought angry demands this week that the federal government government be thrown out of Halifax County. As a meeting of the County School Board, a group known as the Action by Citizens Committee between board members and arresting police or troops if the board will refuse new integration integration standards in th e county. The 100 while citizens, their spokesman made clear, were incensed particularly by the closing of the early grades at all-Negro Washington-Coleman Elementary School and transferring of these students to predominantly white F r i en d Elementary. The South Boston School Board, in taking this action, "flagrantly violated the rights of those people to choose a neighborhood school and the right to have their children educated in familiar surroundings," surroundings," said Harry Daniel. That board, he charged delayed disclosure of it actio until the last minute. "We feel that what we hav seen in South Boston is preview of events to come fo all of Halifax County, that con solidation of grades on a coun tywide basis is the aim of th See PROTEST, Page 5 in

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  1. The Danville Register,
  2. 07 Sep 1968, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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