Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on June 17, 1970 · Page 69
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 69

Phoenix, Arizona
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Wednesday, June 17, 1970
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More Racial prejudice in Phoenix • * JL. Contained from Page 34 the present situation lies in changing vs. It doesn't. They should study themselves. Instead of worrying about the Black Panthers, they should concern themselves with their own racists. White racism has caused much more damage than black racism. Q. Are all white men guilty and therefore obligated to work for change? A. A lot of white people say they didn't have anything to do with the exploitation of the black people in America. They claim they can't do anything about it. But my answer is that there is no doubt that white people today have benefited from the exploitation of the black man while people like me have suffered because of it. A. When I go into a store I look at white people and hate myself for ever thinking that I was inferior to them. But there was a time when I believed the inferiority myth. It was reinforced by merchants who insisted that I enter through the back door. Prejudice was sinister here, I can tell you that. At least in the South a black man knew he wasn't allowed in certain places. Here some people said one thing and did another. Talk about violence. No one will ever know the degree of violence which swelled within me when I was rejected. I don't know how much I can do to help my people, but I guarantee that I'll go to hell and burn before allowing my children to be subjected to the kind of suffering I endured. Q. Since you live in a mixed neighborhood do you worry about backlash? A. Backlash! I'm too busy fighting the front - lash to be worried about that. Black people are at the point now where they will be whole men or none. When I listen to old blacks, I get frightened about the amount of work that has to be done to make my people realize that they are truly equal. But only we can help ourselves now. To be led by whites would be like having put an Englishman at the head of the American Revolution. Blacks wouldn't stand for it. They'd keep remembering how, within a week after the Kent State shootings, hundreds of thousands of students protested, closing down 478 colleges and universities; and how, shortly after the Jackson, Miss., shootings, only three universities shut down. Q. Do you think that when blacks gain power and equality, they will practice prejudice? A. How could they? After 350 years of enslavement and persecution, how could they willingly inflict suffering on other human beings? The elevation of the black people can only strengthen this country and contribute to the well-bejng of its citizens. A country -'of justice and equality is. not vulnerable to revolution. Those -who fear Communism should be working as hard as I am for all minority groups. louc * . • keeping your mouth shut when she makes a terrible mistake. Republic Photo by Vine* Kermiti 1 LINK, new auxiliary to | m the National Council On Al- m a coholism in Greater Phoe- ft ij nix, will meet at 8 p.m. to- f | day in the Community I | Service Building, 1515 E. jj j Osborn, where the council, | I a United Fund agency, jj 1 maintains an office. Mrs. 1 | Jack McDonald of Seotts- | I dale, president, and Dr. | | Eugene Ryan were photo- f f graphed going over plans i 1 to be presented: Goals of I 1 the national council, out- | 1 lines on fund raisings, and j 1 guidelines in developing 1 § community leadership and | jj public education of the dis- f jj ease and its prevention. | 1 The auxiliary will serve as 1 | a link between the coun- 1 • cil's educational activities | § and civic, church and edu- | | cational groups. Officers | 1 include George Ksenick, | m vice president; Mrs. Ann | | Holman, secretary, and jj 1 Mrs. Donald Damstra, { • Glendale, treasurer. I GRAND OPENING RAYETTE PROTEIN- PACKED PERM. , Inel. 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Great savings but be early for best selection. Entire stock not included. Women's Shoes, 875. Chris-Town 263-6273: 1607 W. Bethany Home Rd. Biltmore Fashion Park 263-6373: 2410 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale 263-6473: 7333 E. McDowell Rd. Shop Monday thru Friday 9:30 to 9:30, Saturday 9:30 to 6 Fund-raising clubwomen The League of Business and Professional Women will meet at 7 p.m. today in the home of Mrs. Allen Gettig, 1105 W. Townley, for a potluck buffet and garden party and bazaar items sale. This is the major fund-raising event of the year. Proceeds go towards nursing scholarships, the student loan fund, Plus 60 Personnel and Girls' State. Mrs. Charles C Michaels is chairman. Phoenix B'nai B'rith Women The Phoenix B'nai B'rith Women will have a luncheon and card party at noon today in the First Federal Savings Building, 2002 E. Camelback. Proceeds benefit the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization, Hillel Foundation. Hostesses are Mmes. Lyle W e 1 c h e r, Hy Cheris, Sam Freed, Fred Green, Lawrence M i r o t z n i k, Morris Nodiff, John Smiley and Harry Weiss. Mrs. Sol Geller is president. SOCIAL EVENING Amaranth's Desert Sun Court No. 7 will have a social evening of cards and refreshments at 8 p.m. today in the Odd Fellow Center, 1325 N. 14th St. The public is invited. EYEWASH NRCDfP IN TOWN TODAY! Gentle LAVOPTIK Medicinal By* Wash float! out dirt and irritants. Relieves burning and itching eyelids. Eyei look younger. Get LAVOPTJK with tys cup imTuded now at THRIFT* DKUG t DliCOIJPvl HOkti Foundation Fashions available at Sears Phoenix and Scottsdale Sears M D ,/v^T V •$ ofe /'. W, m A w \ •vs. :•«. °M \ \t . . . Textures in Polyester Knits Sew up a sensational look in textured polyester double knit that are no-iron, tumble-dry. CKoose from a rainbow of fresh solid colors and prints and a variety of textures. 60-62 inch width Regular $4.99 yard Sportswear fabrics come in easy- care, wrinkle-resistant 100% cotton. Choose prints or solids in great summer colors. 45-in. wide. You'll want plenty of these! Direct Dept. Phones: Phoenix 263-4236 Scottsdale 263-4636 P \^\> .%& ,'*/* i 1) * Smooth little panty girdle lets you move freely. Tummy panel of acetate, nylon and spandex adds firming power to nylon, Lycra spandex power net brief. Action leg bands of mesh elastic. 4 garters detach. Sizes S, M, L. Panty brief is made for the fuller figure. Has same fine features as above girdle, plus 6 detachable garters. Sizes 30-44. Direct Dept, Phones: Phoenix 263-4218 Scottsdale 263-4618 CHARGE IT on Sears Revolving Charge Fabrics available at Sears Phoenix and Scottsdale SHOP AT SEARS AND SAVE Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back Regular $ 4 50 999 # *t* Regular $ 6 \M^^ '. •* j^^^' •* i Mill m '«•> I vvv^w L^ifii Sears SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. PHOENIX STORE 20th St. and E. Camelback Rd. Phone 863-4141 Open Monday thru Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 9:15 p.m. Sunday 12 Noon to 5 p.m. SCOTTSDALE STORE... 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