North Carolina Newspapers

APRIL 6, 1968
For Students and Alumni
Published by
Elizabeth City, N. C.
Members: Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Editor-in-Chiet Charlotte A. Riddick
Associate Editor Ingrid East
Secretary . Jeroline White
Treasurer Flora Rooks
Sports Editor Willie Stewart
Exchange Editor Rena Hackney
Feature Editor Lillian Riggs
Reporter Patricia Eckles
Production Selena Baker
Photographer Dwight Johnson
Evangelin Turner
Circulation Shirley Smith
Advisors Mr. Leonard Ballou
Mr. Emanuel Di Pasquale
Opinions expressed in articles are not necessarily those
of COMPASS or the College.
V _ . yr.
in 1963, Dr. King visits ECSC. Here he poses with Norris Francis, President of
the Student Council, and Joyce Wilson, a city student.
"Why must the blackness of nighttime collect in oor mouth; why
must we always taste grief in our blood?”
"Let us keep moving.” I urged them, "with faith that what we are
doing is right, and with the even greater faith that God is with us
in the struggle.”
Dr. King, center, guest speaker, for Forum Committee, Foster Hall College Center,
Virginia State College, poses with left to right: Dr. W. N. Ridley, Dr. R. P. Daniel,
Mrs. W. N. Ridley, Mr. Clarence West, Chairman of Forum Committee.
In discussion with his secretary, Mrs. Maude Ballou.
‘‘The strong man holds in a living blend strongly marked oppo
sites. Not ordinarily do men achieve this balance of opposites.
The idealists are not usually realistic, and the realists are not
usually idealist. The militant are not generally known to be
passive, not the passive to be militant. Seldom are the humble
self-assertive, or the self-assertive humble. But life at its best
is a creative synthesis of opposites in fruitful harmony.”
‘‘We must be prepared to sufter...even die.”
‘‘Martin Luther King is a product of the Southern Civilization and
someday the whole South will take pride in his achievement. In
Stride Toward Freedom, Dr. King tells how he and his colleagues
were able to set the pattern of victory through non-resistance re
gardless of any provocation. Someday all of America will look
back upon this phenomenon as one of the greatest stories of our
Harry Golden, Editor,
The Carolina Israelite
Ed. Note; The poem, "A Tribute to John F. Ken
nedy" was taken from a previous
edition. The editor chose to use the
poem as "A Tribute to Dr. King" be
cause of the similarities of the two
Dr. King confers with Dr. Walter N. Ridley, President, Mr. David S. Coltran e,
Ch airman of N. C. Good Neighbor Council and the Honorable John A. Mitchen
Jr., Mayor of Edenton. ‘ /

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