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Aug. 24, 1963, edition 1 /
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WE ASK YOU TO BOYCOTTS THE FOLLOWING ESTABLISHilEKTS BECAUSE THEY PRACTICE
COLONIAL DRUG STORE
TAR HEEL SANDUICH SHOP
THE ROCK PILE
TAR HEEL MOTOR LODGE
IIERRITT'S ESSO SERVICE
ALLEN'S LUl-ICH COUNTER
WALKER'S GULP STATION
THE SrORT CENTER
eaxtoriai OF HEAVEN. ONE SCENE
mnnv the injustices Nei^roes experience daily isn't news
anymore Even the'injustices toward whites who Battle for the
rights of others is 'of ruestionahle interest.
In our society both experiences are so common that most ignore
it and mpnv iust don't give a daxmn.
N^Ltheless 'this editorial describes such an ordijiary, everyday
Nonetheless ^ave come to accept.
It coScLns a white man who is known among the people of this
commL?tv as a dedicated and responsible person. A man who has
comm^ity a achieving justice, for Negroes.
^'^iat'^Cusick is a member of the Executive Committee of the Chapel
Hill Committee for Open Business. In that capacity he has parti-
ciiiteHi ^very COB activity. It was he, who as Chairman Sf the
StudeSt Peace Sion on campus initiated the picketing of the Col-
HTe T./e tn elrly April, who helped orgenize the COB, v.ho conduc
ted the non-violent workshops, who led the sit-ins and who remain
ed in the ITillshoro jail four days.
Behind every activity of the COB has been Pat Cusick's strength.
If pressing circumstances called for additional effort he always
offered his assistance. In this way Pat gave the Hospitality of
his house to a friend.
The friend \7as Quintin Baker. !■ or over a month now Qu(intin,
an NAACP commando, has been v/orking v/ith the COB. During this
time he accepted the hospitality of other people in the Chapel
jt^2i coiamuni'fcy• A few days ago he begrn staying \/ith Pat. He
slept and ate in Pat's house for tv/o days.
On Tuesday, August 6, the town constable summoned Pat Cusick to
appear before Chapel Hill's Justice of the leace. There, on
Thursday, Aug* told to get out of his house by Monday,
Mr. Giles Homey, Building and Grounds Superintendent of the
University, the ov>mer of Pat's house, evicted him. This action
was taken" because "the rent was 5 days overdue" & because of "the ,
mess" that was entering lat's house. To Mr. Homey, it made no I
difference that Pat had been living there for 2)6 years. f
Because Quintin Baker is a Negro. J
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