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hp 2 The Chronicle, Saturday, Angvtt 4,1979
V. A _ J
By Jftinet Parker concludes that although
Staff Intern "significant advances
Parker, a counselor have been made by
with the Summer Jour- Blac^ Americans since
n?H.m Program of the the flrst census was takSoutheaatern
Black en *n 1790... the 25.4
Preaa Institute at UNC- million Blacks in this
Chapel Hill spent part of country remained far bethls
week working at" the hind w^ites in almost
Chronicle. He Is a every social and econoL
UNC-CH senior mjtfor mic area
lng In Radio, Television The statistics point out
and Motion Pictures that Blacks have tradi
from Durham, tionally beepjess likely
Two hundred years of *? *? college, more
racism and discrimina- likely to die of homicide,
tion against blacks have anc* ^ess l^ly to vote,
resulted in shorter life The rePort shows that-\
expectancy, higher 'n 1790, when, blacks
death mt#?? in. reportedly numbered
come, higher unemploy- about 757,000, 92 per-?
ment and higher poverty cent then* were sla?
rate compared to Ameri- ves,_ ^at same y?ar*
can whites, according to blacks made uptheir
a n ew Census Bureau highest proportion of the
report; American population per
The Social and Eco- cent- In 1978? after over
nomlc Status of the 200 years of facing such
Black Population In the statistics, blacks repreUnlted
States: An His- sented only 12 percent
^torlcal View, 1970-1978 (25.4 million) of the toul
- " I '
Local recreation centers 10 a.m. and a basketball
have reported the following league from 7 p.m. until
activities for the week be- midnight all week. On
ginning Aug. 6. Tuesday the center will
On Monday, Sprague have crayon pencil drawing
Street Community Center in the morning and a baswill
feature Midget Base-t ketball league at 7 p.m.
ball at 10 a.m., arts and Morning instruction is
crafts in the evening and at scheduled for Thursday
night decorative art. morning and music and
The center will hold pup- dance from 3-6 p.m. On
pet shows on Tuesday from Friday, August 3 there will
2-5 p.m. and a total com- be macrame instruction at
munications and slimnas- 9:45 a.m.
tics classes at night from 7 Martin Lather King Jr.
Community Center has
tics classes at night from scheduled the following
7-10 p.m. Wednesday
night there's wheelchair + w
ow. -basketball practice.?'
Adult acrylic painting
will be the >main event
Thursday morning and on
Friday the P.L.A.C.E. mo
bile will visit the center.
Hanes Recreation Center
will host a dance class on
Monday at 4 p.m. and a rap ?
session and nature walk on
Tuesday. Arts and crafts at
9 a.m. and gymnastics from ; V
1-2:30 p.m. will be the
centers main activities on
Wednesday, Aug. 1 & 8.
The center feature a .
dance class on Thursday, J
August and Woodcrafts
Miller Park Community jHHIHHl
Center will hold a weight LJ:II rl^
lifting class Monday Aug 6 mil LIC
at 3 p.m. Arts and crafts _ ^
will be the centers major , Geor*e
activities on Tuesday. The Co?p?., to
center wUl have another el?*tofthe National In.u
weight lifting class on
Friday. DC* Ju,y 1S18'
Bel vie w Recreation T,? "J* '* ? in*"01
Center will hold karate ~n.pri?rf of 3? black ta.?
classes at night and on "T,? 3,. ?
Monday. Aug. 6 an arts total rfUMllM. of tawm.
,n 11An over 8,000 employees,
program 10-12:00 p.m. " r J
Skyland Recreation 8
Center has planned for B
Aug. 6 a ceramics class at d %
every Thursday by thel B T
Winston-Salem Chroni-B |
Mailing Address: P. O. S7\\
Box 3154, Winston- /jjl! Jf 1
Salem, N.C. 27102. / fi U H I I W
Phone: 722-8624. Sec- / \j A \ A
ond Class postage paid tAV cL V I
at Winston-Salem, N.C.
per year payable in ad- ! They receive weekly spoi
vance (N.C. sales tax reports on the CIA
included). ' MEAC, SWAC, and coi
Oplnons expressed by ing in August Barry Coop
columnists hi this news- will bring us all the natior
paper do not necessarily Black College Sports. I
represent the policy of all for you every week
this paper. Member N. Don't miss it.
C. Black Publishers^ U????
publication usps | j yyinc
no. 067910 o
?? ? J H?gggS?gS?SftiVWS?VS^?S?S?gS?S
rt Shows Effe<
population. blacks, all of which
Some other notable were from the South,
facts are as follows: were in the U.S. Con In
1900-1902, black gress. Today, there are
males could expect to only 15 Black congresslive
an average of only men.
33 years, and black Blacks have made
females, 35 years. gains at almost every
The expectancy of social and economic leblack
males and fe- vel and have become the
males in 1974 was still nation's largest minority
about six years less group.
than the life expec- Blacks, once forbiddtancy
for whites. en by law to be taught
- In 1970 only 2 per- how to read and write,
cent of all physicians moved from 61 percent
and surgeons were illiteracy in 1890 to only
black, which is rough- 4 percent illiteracy in
ly what the percentage , 1969.
was in 1890. ~? Durino th*? Civil Rio.
o ?.... ?o
The black unemplo- hts Movement of the mid
yment level was ,12 to late 1960's blacks
percent in 1978, 2.4 made a substantial uptimes
the rate for ward mobili*
shites and represent- ty in income, employing
the widest gap ment and several other
between the two areas, although not
groups in census his- enough to remove protory.
found inequalities be During
Reconstruc- tween black and white
tion (1869-1901)^22 Americans.
events for the week of Aug. Center will have Midget
6. Midget baseball is on baseball 'Monday at 10
the ,agenda for Monday a.m., stunts and tumbling
morning, and adult educa- in the evening and card
tion class for Tuesday. On games at night. EducaWednesday
the center will tional games will be helS on
host P.L.A.C.E. 2:30 Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
p.m., and will hold dance Teenage council meeting
and tumblino instruction at ?nH A\ C/*A ur?1t 1% a ?
Q ? ?? ? ? ? < mmmm-mm W1HVU fT 111 UC U II
4 p.m. Wednesday from 7:30-10
The center has, planned p.m. The center will hold
for Thursday a drama and macrame classes at 1:30
tennis clinics at 4 p.m. p.m. and midget baseball
Karate instruction will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. On
given oir Frifcay from 7:30 Friday there will be physi10
p.m. cal fitness at 10 a.m. and
Happy HID Recreation track and field at 1:30.
L . the bus stations/' said Town
Ministers will be urged t<
m Book of Numbers and schcx
W bug their parents until the ce
What's on the form?
pointed as any that would b<
car or a house, *' said Townes
By law, census records
presidents, the FBI and th<
unsuccessful in attempts
I |v m census employee is sworn n<
penalty of a $10,000 fine or
"I'm not going to jail," jol
t of Winston Mutual life [
been named president- llUU
ranee Association at the
tng held In Waahlngton, HM
nal trade organization wl I U %!
irance companies whose WTOB
ver $650 million with a a cbs radio ni
ice In force and a total of
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S I x CALL US
Iht Itti Wmtio* Community Smr ttW*
WUdlaw Incom* of FmiWm: 1947 to 1974
ineeme in W74 Oo*Uf*l
VVT\lt? I jjl
$4,000 ^ J- !
Black and ottw r?c?t
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The Pattenon Avenue
Y.M.C.A. has a day camp
for kids ages 8-13 and a
tinder camp for kids 4-6 JMBMBIUBBMI
years of age. The YMCA H TIF
offers swimming lessons H H I H|
for youths on Mondays at I JSm
4:30 p.m. The Y has adult
^wim classes on Tuesday. H
Highlights for the YWCA H
for the week of Aug. 6 H - / \
include beginning tennis H
class at 5:30 p.m. and H
volleyball at 7:30 p.m. The H N.
Y will hold advanced begin- M il'Ki
ning tennis class at noon on H lHr//
Wednesday Aug. 8^? H
"om w 1 I 1 JV
3 preach sermons about the ' ^
>1 children wilTbe urged to H
insus form gets sent back in.
No question in there is as H Downtown Cl
; asked if you tried to buyirH parkview
i are confidential. Even
s Secret Service have been H W? 1
o get census data. Each H JL J
ot to divulge information on
ve-year jail sentence. H
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