Vol. V, No. 29 2(
By Sharyn Bratcher
People who have been relocated by the city
community development Department are living
in houses which violate local housing codes,
according to a report on 13 cases investigated by
the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban
The report, summarized in a letter to city
manager Orville Powell from HUD area office
manager Mr. Betsy Stafford, was the result of a
relocation monitoring visit by HUD officials from
Greensboro and Washington," DrC. on NovemF
ber 27, 1978.
Because of the investigation conducted by HUD
officials, all the relocation cases handled by the
community development Department are being
reviewed, and there is a chance that some
persons may receive higher relocation payments.
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TypiciUm ridera wait for a maaa trmit h
elderly and blacks. If the proposed rate I
this group of people will be the ones mos
By Sharyn Bratcher
Most of Winston-Salem's white leaders belie
last week's Klan exhibit and the disturban<
accompanied it will have very little effect on th
race relations as a whole.
Attorney Lawrence Davis, a former legislato
mented: "I don't think it will have much effect.
most people view this as attention-getting. Most
would just take this with a grain of salt."
"I consider the whole event to be atypical of w
majority of people think or feel," said Northwes
Alderman Jon DeVries^ "I feel that we were
obliged to provide permission for the exhibit.
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Nelson Malloy demonstrates the use of his hand
left Immobile by paralysis, as he chats with 1
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last June by a coalition of community organizations.
The Winston-Salem branch of the
NAACP, the League of Women Voters, the East
Win&ton Neighborhood Restoration Association,
and the Watkins Street Improvement Association
filed complaint with HUD, charging that the
city community development program does not
help minorities or low income persons.
The 13 cases cited came from a list of 45 who
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nau ainaavns witn tne Legal Aid Society. HUD
also picked 25 other cases at random. A future
report will ^iscuss^he^latter ^sses. .
"ttUD declined to review two additional tegal
Aid cases because one was a business and one
was not completed. Of the remaining thirteen
"all dwelling units had one or more deficiencies
which according to local codes would be a
violation," stated the letter.
The conditions cited ranged from damaged
window screens to major structural violations.!
Ben Erlitz. Legal Aid attornev who handled the
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Increase by the Transit Authority Is passed
It hard hit. A rate Increase of five cents Is
count Klan Eflect
concerned about the lack of fire exits."
Because of the construction going on
library there is no access to the street fr
ve that At Devries' suggestion, the fire mars!
:e that building and has closed the auditoriun
e city's weeks while construction continues.
Sheriff Manly Lancaster also doubtec
r, com- would have much effect. "1 think th
I think people involved," he said.
people "It's a kind of fragmented thing i
Itterman, director of the Greater Downt
'hat the "The intelligent people on both sides
it Ward one per cent out spouting off their poisi
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By John W. Templeton
r Nelson Malloy, his body shatter
received in a Nevada desert, has foughl
depression to begin to put the pieces
his personal struggle, he
several moving spiritual events ai
. committment to fight for the disadvant*
' uOQy a15o\^l vmc- ~aist atia~ nasg&UX
^ enough to move from his parents'^*.
* of his own. x
Malloy was shot twice and left for de;
just outside Los Vegas, Nev. in Noveml
much of the following seven months
t, oncc there and in Winston-Salem, he wasiv't
visitor*- live, Malloy said in a Chronicle inte
er Winston's Been Waiting For"
said no improvements have been made in
the houses since the November visit.
It was also noted that the replacement housing
payments had not been computed correctly in
these cases, because the city had failed to
include the cost of utilities in determining the
The report questioned the "quality and
appropriateness" of the referrals made by the
Community Development staff, noting that the
majority of complaints in the affidavits concerned
a lack of assistance in housing referrals and in
otherhelp needed in relocation. ~
Gary Brown, director of the city's Community
Development Program, says that the city is
waiting for HUD to send the required corrections
before taking any action regarding the report. In
the mpantimp coiH ??
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complaint cases for' ai\y additional services
^needed, and alt relocation payment claims are
i Bus Hiki
By Yvette McCuilough
Suff Writer ? s
Poor and black riders will be the
^ groups hit the hardest by the recomA
mendation of the Winston-Salem Tranm
sit Authority to raise its bus fare from 35
^ to 40 cents. ? ?????
" The transit authority has recommended
raising its bus fares for two
years in a row to prevent cutbacks in
services, however the majority of the
people who have had to foot the bill are
I poor and black.
^ ^ Bruce Abel, WSTA marketing director,
told the Chronicle that 79 per cent of
the transit riders are black and that
"Fourteen of otnT2l routes are in the
by Yvette McCuIlough j
at the back of the Staff Writer ,
om the back door. Black leaders in Win- A
lall inspected the ston-Salem see a backward ]
l for the next few trend in race relations fol- j
lowing the gains that came |
1 that the incident out of the civil rights moveere
were too few ment. I
"We have made some t
low," said Dave progress, but we haven't \
own Association. made all the progress we, *
understand it's a would like to make,". com-v c
on. It's more of a mented Alderman Virginia i
Newell. "Most of the f
progress blacks have made t
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r Fights Paralysis To R
"A lot of times I feft wort!
say, maybe I should have diec
ed by gunshots felt angusined and asked why
l off paralysis and Th? turnaround came whil
i of his life back Convalescent Care Center of F
"They gave me a lot of encoi
people out there in worse sh?
has experienced ,,et me gQ ahead and ]jve .
1 .reneWC 'S Malloy gives much of the ci
?-*' - - ^ ^ ?^rr?ncr family, a very loving f
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. , pav for Malloy's flight from N
ad in a desert area ? T
~ . I used to say in Las Vega
^eTf ' i unn? prayers all the way from V
of Jiospttilization d ^ # ^ ? M ^
sure he wanted to . .c , , , . c
but they are for real. I could f
rview at his new
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44 Pages This Week Saturday, March 10, 1979
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these two can wonnd up going In the wrong direction alter an accident at
approximately 1 p.m. Monday at the corner of 4th Street and Patterson Avenoe.
Police declined to release details due to a continuing investigation into the wreck.
However, one person was injured In the accident.
es To+I urt Poor
.minority area, because we recognize time raising the fares to 50 cents to meet
that there are th'e frequent -riders,V!_ the rising cost^offeul prices but decided
Abel said. "Those areas also have the against-it., -However, as part of its
increased services. Whereas a bus may recommendatiorf'; the authority voted to .
run every hour in the western part of the review the fare rates as again in six
city, two or three buses an hour may run 1 months due to the uncertainty over the
in minority areas." cost of feul. At that time, if found
The present bus fare is 35 cents and necessary, the board could vote to
now pays for 38 per cent of the cost of further increase the fares.
operating the system. The remainder of Mrs. J.D. Ashley, a member of the
> the cost is financed by local and federal transit authority said that she agreed
subsidies. with the decision of the authority
Harold D. Simons, chakman of the because, "that's about the only thing
transit authority said that the recom- we can do. Some cities already have 50
mended increase will produce $100,000. cent fares."
"If feul skyrockets, the authority will - "We have had to take into consideraneed
approximately $150,000 more to tion that the ridership is made up of the
operate next year without reducing poor^but with inflation and the rising
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Cohcerns On Race
ks See Backward Trend
has stemmed from the re- Walter Farabee, director field seeking blacks are not
suit of court action, and the of economic development out in the field now,"
recent reversal decisions believes that progress has Farabee continued.
Nave come because whites been made, but that it can't Richard Glover, execufeel
they have lost a lot of stop now. tive director of the Patterground."
"As a nation and a race, 1 son Avenue YMCA be"However
blacks have don't thmk we can stop lieves progress has been
gone backwards, because making progress at this made.
here are masses of blacks time,"* Farabee said. "Laws have been more
vho are still not enjoying "These numerous reversal beneficial in making things
ill that is offered," Newell cases will have an effect on happen," Glover said.
:ontinued. "We should the blacks on the educa- "We should be doine
md could have gone much tional campuses/' ' things because it is morally
urther in race relations "The recruiters who
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railed. "It's an intangible,
. . . . . ,, / Lifts his set of barbells, part of his rehabilitation
eel the spirit. / . ^ ,rtherapy.
He said he can do op to 50 repetitions at a
je 5 time with the weights.