WORDS OF WISDOM "There can be no equal justice where the kind of trial a man gets depends on the amount of money he has." Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black VOLUME 51 No. 7 KU KLUX MAN MARCHING AGAIN IN MONROE ********** ********* A Hedged Panthers Given Prison Term Mahalia Leaves Kin Over $1 Million; Two Ex-Husbands Get Not A Dime CHlCAGO—Despite letting an estate valued at more $1 million, goapel great Mahalia Jackson did not leave either of her two former husbands "a dime" accord ing to press reports. Jackson's attorney, Eugene J. Shapiro, is quoted as saying that the magnifident gospel singer's ezhusbands, Ike Hocpenhull and Minters Sigmund Galloway, were not mentioned in her last will. *!JSQ A**- **9 V - - i'mß IHBP? FFL 1 1 AWARDED NNPA PLAQUB—From left, William Porter, Assia tant to Vice President Marketing Operations, Anheeuser- Bushch, Inc., shows obivious happiness over plaque Just award ed in Los Angeles, Calif., by the National Newspaper Publish ers Association, with Garth C. Reevs of the Miami Times, Presi dent of the Association, in center and Association Director John H. Sengstacke of Sengstacke Newspapers at right. V/. T. Small, Jr. Of Minority Affair U.N.C. CHAPEL HILL - William T. Small Jr. has been appointed coordinator of minority affairs for the UNC School of Public Health. The appointment was made by Fred T. Mayes, dean of the School of Public Health. Small's role will be to re cruit minority group students into the school's 10 depart ments. "Right now the School of Public Health has only two percent minority group stu dents," Small said. "But by the fall of 1972 we expect to have as many as 15 percent enrolled. And by 1975 we are shooting for a high of 25 per cent." Small said that during the past two years the number of students from minority groups has been declining with four percent in 1969 and three per cent in 1970. In his recruiting trips around the state and outside North Carolina Small is telling prospective students to look Three Youths Sentenced to 7 To Ten Years in Shootout Case By JAMES VAUGHAN Three Black youths, part of a group of four alledged mem bers of a local Black Panther group were sentenced to prison terms last week, in High Point. The four youths were brought to trial for participa tion in a shootout with the local police nearly a year ago which resulted in the critical wounding of Police Lt. Shaw Cooke who was shot in the chest by a bullet from a high powered rifle. The three, Larry Medley, SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH Hi SMALL beyond the traditional profes sions of law, teaching, indus try, business and medicine. "In the School of Public ,Health alone we offer 50 dif ferent professional programs at the graduate level. And in these fields jobs are plentiful.> Best of all - salaries generally start at around $12,000 with pro fessional training." A graduate of North Caro (See SMALL 10X) 17, Bradford Lilly, 20, both of High Point, and Randolph Jennings, 18, of Winston-Salem were sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison. The jury found the three youths guilty of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill during the shootout from an alledged Black Pan ther headquarters. The fourth defendant, George DeWitt, 17, was found innocent. All four were found not guilty of assault on a police (See YOUTHS 10A) Che Ca^^Cim^o I CONGRESSWOMAN SHIRLEY | Chisholm In City N. C. at Bottom In Registration Of Black People John Edwards, Director of the North Carolina Voter Edu cation, speaking in Burgaw, recently called upon Blacks across the state to increase their voter registration work. The state ranks at the bottom in Black registration among Southern states. Edwards said that while many Black candi dates are filing - the deadline for filing is February 21 - many will not be elected unless Black registration is increased. For the past several years, North Carolina has ranked at the bottom among Southern states in Black registration. The director of the Durham-based organization said that the latest statistics indicate that the state is still at the bottom in Black registration. Only 46 per cent of the eligible Blacks are re (See REGISTRATION 10A) Negro Running For Student President CHAPEL HILL Richard Epps of Wilmington has become the first black stu dent to run for president of the student body at the University of North Carolina. Epps, a junior journalism major, announced Wednesday he would be a candidate in the student election, slated for Feb. 29. Epps, who has held several minor posts In student govern ment, is the only announced candidate so far. . British novelist George Mer edith said, "Who rises from prayer a better man, his pray er is answered." GRAND DRAGON GRIFFIN. „. I Bring that Nigger Bock ... So We ' MONROE - The Ku Klux - Klan is marching again in Mon roe. The grand dragon, Virgin Lee Griffin, says they want "to bring that nigger Robert Williams back so we can hang him," according to SCEF news ' release. That's what Police Chief Al- Mauney quoted the dragon as saying, just before the chief re fused the Klan a permit to parade in the street. The dragon and his friends from the National White Peo ple's Party then paraded on the sidewalk. Young black people stood by and jeered. They chanted "Free Robert Wil liams! Free Robert Williams!" Hundreds of black and white citizens are asking Gov. (See KLAN 10A) DURHAM, N. C, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1972 Wf I MRS. CHitHOLM • Speaks at Duke U.'s Page Auditorium Monday, February 7 By JOHN MYERS Mrs. Shirley Chisholm, America's first black woman elected to congress, from Brooklyn, N. Y., spoke at Page Auditorium on Duke University campus Monday, February 7. Mrs. Chisholm strongly an nounced her intentions for the office of president in the up coming national elections. In her address she stated causes for the wide-spread confusion ! (See CHISHOLM 10A) Trial of Republic of New Africa 7 To Begin In Mississippi In March JACKSON, Miss - Trial of the RNA Eleven will start March 27 before Judge Russel B. Moore 111 in Hinds County Circuit Court. First to be tried will be Hekima Ana. The date was set by Judge Moore after a week of hearings on motions by attorneys for members and officers of the Republic of New Africa (RNA) Seven of the 11 have been in jail under high bonds since a shoot-out here last August. A police lieutenant was killed and a patrolman and an FBI agent were wounded after officers at tacked headquarters of the RNA. During the hearings, FBI agents refused to tell the name Professor of Music at Smith U. is "WBT's Woman of the Year" ■ RfcoJEiw' wlr I \•» * |§Sf $ MRS. HAIRSTON Orange County Blacks Arrested For Murder By JAMES VAUGHAN Four Black youths have been arrested in the stabbing death of an Orange High School youth and the wound ing of another police officials reported recently. The stabbing incidents started when an Orange Coun ty Black assistant principal, Vemon Copeland ordered a group of Black non-students to leave the area where students were loading the school buses. According to accounts, Cope land was being attacked by the intruders when two students, Billy Goodwin, 17, and Donnie Riddle, 18, went to his aide. Riddle was stabbed to death i2.il Goodwin was hospitalized for stab wounds. The Washington, D. C. ar rest of Archie Parker, 18, last Friday marked the latest arrest of five suspects sought by the (See ORANGE 10A) of an informer who caused the agents ana Jackson police to go to the house where the shooting took place. The agents said the informer told them that Jerry Steiner, wanted on a federal warrant issued in Michigan was living at 1148 Lewis Street. This is headquarters of the RNA. Judge Moore refused to force the FBI to give the name of the informer. He promised to rule later on a motion to dismiss the indictment against the Eleven because of hostile coverage of their case by the regular news media. Meantime, there is mount ing criticism of the way police SM TRIAL IQA) CHARLOTTE - Mrs. Jacqueline Butler Hairston, As sistant Professor of Music at Johnson C. Smith University, has been named the 1971 winner of WBT's Woman of the Year Award. The presen tation was made at a luncheon last week at the Charlotte City Club. Presented by one of the largest CBS affiliates in the South, the honor comes as a results of her contributions to the city and service to humani ty- (See PROFESSOR 10A) I - £ v- « ■ y JA m i feAtffc- % 11 f Mfc? j^JI w§«% m m T R, - Green Circle Program Launched At Lyon Park Elementary School A pilot project for teaching human relations in elementary schools was introduced at Lyon Park School on Kent Street Tuesday, Feb. 1 by Dr. Vernon Clark. The program is sponsored by the Durham Human Re lations Commission and by Lyon Park Elementary School. The objectives of the Green Circle Program are to encour age and assist children to pre pare for the line creatively with human diversity; to en courage the practice of inclu siveness based on positive interest in and acceptance of differences rather than re jection based on prejudiced notions or stereotypes; and to develop positive self-concepts and self-acceptance as well as greater sensitivity to the feel ings and values of others. Evaluation by principals, ~| SB H B| ■ " || I WM mym RIYNOLOS SIGNS CONTRACT WITH WIM> STON MUTUAL—Chas. B .Wade, Jr. senior vice president of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., signs a contract with Winston Mutual life Insurance Company to provide group life in Winston Mutual Signs Contract With Reynolds WINSTON-SALEM - Win ston Mutual Life Insurance Company, a predominately black firm, has signed a con tract with R. J. Reynolds To bacco Company to provide group life insurance for RJR's seasonal employees. The contract represents the first between the two com panies, and covers about 1,600 Durham Business and Professional Chain Banquet Set For February 11 at N. C. Centra] University's Cafeteria • HUMAN RELATIONS WEEK February 13-20 OIL VWtNON CLARK AMD STUMNTS teachers, students, and volun teers will be on February 28. Observation and direct feed back on attitudes and behavior changes will be discussed. The Green Circle is a method Dr. Clark used in the classroom to symbolize the world to the children. In side the circle he placed the chil dren and their relatives and friends. As the program pro gressed, the circle grew larger and the attitude of not want ing the circle to stop growing was predominant throughout the hour. Volunteers connected with the program are: Dr. Vemon Clark, Mrs. Mildred 0. Page, Mrs. Penelope H. Strandburg, Mrs. Linda M. Sneed, Mrs. Verdelle J. Johnston, Mrs. Lyda F. Wray, and Bud Walker. surance tor Kjn i wanna I ww»> ing Wade »ign are A. W. McKnight daft), Sec.-Treai. of Winston Mutual, and Geocga E. Hill, president of the Winston-Salem band Insurance firm. employees in Reynolds' leaf processing department. "We are proud of the growth of Winston Mutual over the many years they have been doing business in Winston- Salem," said Chas. B. Wade, Jr., senior vice president of Reynolds. "This was a big factor in deciding to enter in to this agreement." PRICE: 20 CKNTB m u 9 COLONEL TUBUS Theus Becomes 2nd Black General In U. S. Air Force WASHINGTON, D. C. - The President announced to day the nomination to the United States Senate of 76 Air Force colonels for appoint ment to the grade of tempor ary brigadier general. Included was Colonel Lucius The us, (See GENERAL 10A) George E. Hill, president of Winston Mutual, said, "We are elated over beginning what we hope will be a long and happy relationship with a very good company." Winston Mutual is a Win ston-Salem based company with total assets of $4.8 mil lion. The firm was founded in 1906.