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Philadelphia, Pa. - A group of religious and
26. They are calling for an end to the scho
Teachers and the AFL-CIO are calling for c
By Yvonne Anderson
Winston-Salem lawyer James A. Beaty
Jr. was appointed special Superior Court
judge by Governor Jiip Hunt last week. A
practicing attorney since 1974, Beaty was
inducted into the North Carolina State
Bar Association on Oct. 2 of the same
' '1 feel special bccatite 1 am a black
judge and 1 hope that this will give young
people something to look up to and say,
"Maybe I can be a judge someday," said
An Editorial Tribute
The black press historically has bucked sc
and economic odds just to exist.
And exist, it has, despite one obstacle
and bantering by some soothsayers that it S
One reason'is black newspapermen like
- Walker was a mover of a man who saw
needed to be done and did them. He will b<
In 1932, Walker became editor of the CI
and Post. The paper had no assets or equi
time, but Walker made it prosperous.
Walker was no mere businessman, Y
crusaded for the right of blacks to eat at Uni
Washington and lead the fight for jobs I
Cleveland stores and utility companies. Wa
Call and Po$t as a weapon in the figl
American rights and dignity.
When questioned about his controversial
with the Republican Party, Walker displaye
individualism that characterized his life.
"I am perhaps more militant than most
Democrats for the rights of Black people,'*
told interviewer Tony Brown. A black perse
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indicate that you were satisfied with the st
I'm not, and most Republicans are not. We
Z?y Yvonne Anderson
Mayor Wayne E. Corpening will proclaim
the week of November 9 thru
November 1*4, as Minority Business
Week, in ceremonies to be held at
Mechanics and Farmers Bank.
The official proclamation will kick off
a week of scheduled events to highlight
fh#? imnnrtanrp nf minnritv businesses in
the community and will climax with the
Minority Business Pageant to be held
Nov.'13 and 14 at the R.i. Reynolds.
? "We're asking that everybody come
out and show their support of .black
jflk businesses by supporting this week," said
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political leaders lead a march of students and
ol strike which is entering its 49th day. The i
7 general strike.
Beaty of his appointment as the 11th
black on the state's bench.
A 32 year-old native of South Carolina,
Beaty received his bachelor's degree
from Western Carolina University in 1971
and his law degree from the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He will
replace Judge J. Dave DeRamus who was
elected as a resident Superior Court
- As a "special" appointment*
assigned to the state superior court
circuit meaning that he will travel
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Will Be A
>cial, political but we believe that change can
form alliances with other peo
after another Bom in 1896 in Selma, Ala.
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William Otis League in Pittsburgh, city
Courier and the first black
things which department store,
e missed. Later in his career, Walker t
leveland Call tional Newspaper Publishers A
pment at the of the Ohio Department of Ir
Although he certainly wield
lowever. He ty, Walker did not wield his i
on Station in tried to crusade for those thin
tor blacks in community was entitled to ant
Iker used the ty know our dislike of things
tit for black were not in the best interests c
before his death. I have never
1 involvement myself from a base of power o
id the dogged other particular group. Powe
something tangible and progr
of the black Because Walker guided the
Walker once so effectively, he has been lab
)n in America press."
rvative would Those of us who remain th<
atus quo and to his memory by carrying on
want change, tantly, his visions.
Executive Producer, Rip Wilkins. "This
week is really set aside to show the abundance
and importance of black
An International Food Bazaar will kick
things off on Sunday, Nov. 8. The bazaar
will feature Greek, Italian, Mexican, soul
and Chinese cuisine.
Patrick Hairston, president of the local
chapter of the NAACP, will be the guest
speaker at Community Night on Monday
at 8 p.m. at the Black Velvet Lounge.
Hairston will address the NAACP; selective
buying campaign and other issues of
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A fundraising dinner will be held at the
Touch of Class Night Club, Tuesday
night with Dr. R. Lewis Ray, attorney at
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parents downtown on Oct. voice.
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pie." pany Nov. 2 a
, Walker had an impressive Board of Aldei
' he took over the Call and ing.
the director of the Urban The agreer
editor of the Pittsburgh
manager of a Baltimore
>ecame president of the Na- I
association and the director I
led power in his communinfluence
selfishly. "I have
>gs that I thought the black I
i to let the white communithat
they were doing that
>f blacks," he said, months R
tried to use that to promote Bp S
r to promote power for any Bret'sr
to me, has to mean doing Br**' A
essive for black people." |iy
Call and Post so long and
>eled the "dean of the black 3
: black press can pay tribute
his work, and more impor
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law, scheduled as the keynote speaker.
The Minority Trade Fair, featuring
Triad busnesses, is slated for Wednesday
night. The fair will be held at the M.C.
Benton Convention Center from 7 to 10
The social event will begin on Thursday,
Nov. 12, with a sponsor's Ball,
which will also be held at the Touch of
Class at 9 p.m. The formal affair will
salute the persons who sponsored contestants
in the pageant that will follow on
Friday and Saturday.
The Pageant, which will feature 20 contestants
from the Triad,, will be held at
R.J. Reynolds Auditorium at 8 p.m. each
night. As the winner, Miss Minority
Business will receive a trip to either the
Thursday, November 5, 1981
By Allen II. Johnson, III t
Manuring Editor t
ne Corpening and Larry Womble were n
n this week's Winston-Salem mayoral and
Drpening handily defeated Republican opall
T. Wills, 12,450 votes to 5,667 while n
s Party candidate Betsy Soares managed tl
gest news in the black community was
7 to 879-vote triumph over Republican R. r
the Southeast Ward.
6upled with victories by unopposed inry
Little, Virginia Newell and Vivian
four blacks on the Board of Aldermen,
won his term in the North Ward, said on
hat he sees the situation as a prime opporblack
community to muster its political
o be challenged," he told the Chronicle, t
bring the bacon home to the black comthat
while blacks made up 50 percent of
Aldermen from 1970-74, he said that the
d the leadership did not take advantage of
d, things should be different,
responsibility very seriously," he said, adnational
political climate warrants more
ached at his campaign headquarters on the j
he elections, hoped that his voter support
ist would continue. * I
$'s going fine, but it's a little early to really
McCarthy allow the city and R. J.
Writer Reynolds to assist approximately
100 families in the
Larry Little Liberty-Patterson neigh
in agreement borhood with relocating,
ity and R. J. Residents in Libertybacco
Com- Patterson are being forced
it the regular to move from their homes
rman's meet- because of expansion by
Reynolds, and the delapidnent
would ated conditions of some of
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By Yvonne Anderson ?
Staff Writer 5
The Winston-Salem i
Chronicle welcomes Allen r
Johnson, who joined the 1
plibdi staff last Monday, Nov. 2,
as tne new managing editor. i
Johnson, 26, is a native r
ihnson of Greensboro, and a /
Bahamas or Jamaica, a coat from
Anastasia Furs and a $1,000 scholarship.
The scholarship may be applied to tuition
for college or technical school or may be
applied to any job training program.
A $15.00 VIP ticket covers the cost of
r.11 axfontc TK^i for thp Ka7aar
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S3.50 and $15 for the fundraising dinner.
The Sponsor's Ball is $7 and the pageant
will be $5 per night. Advanced tickets for
the pageant are available at a cost of $8
for both nights.
Tickets may be purchased from
Mechanics and Farmers Bank, Conrad's
Hair Designs, the Black Velvet Lounge, a
Touch of Class, the Record Boutique and
A1 Martin Records.
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ell," he said. "We're hopeful, but the most important
hing is getting them (voters) out to the poles, and you
now the people of the Southeast Ward have been out the
lost because this is their 3rd time.
Womble faced incumbent Eugene Gross in a run-off
lection held Oct. 13.
"We've been hearing all day, comments like, 'How
nany more times do we have to go? 1 thought we did it
he last time,' so we're just trying to make sure that
veryonc gets out to the polls.
Womble's support continued, however, and he will
epresent the city's most racially mixed ward.
Womble ran on a platform calling for:
-Stricter Enforcement of existing housing codes.
-Adequate police and fire protection.
-Concern for people in establishing priorities.
-Meaningful citizen input.
-No raising of property taxes.
Other victors in the aldermanic race are Ernestine
Vilson (South), Lynne Harpe (Southwest), Bob Norhington
(West), and Martha Wood (Northwest).
Wayne Corpening ' Lurry Womble
the homes. During the .jioliday Inn North,
meetine. Little cave a re* Little voted aaainst the
port of an incident in which agreement because he felt
a heater blew up in the face that the residents of
of one of the residents, Liberty-Patterson should be
causing several people to a third party in the negobe
forced to move from tiations of the contract,
their homes. These people Little's proposal to make
were assisted by the Red the resident's a part of the
Cross, and at last report are decision was defeated by a
temporarily living in the See Page 2
graduate of Dudley High at UNC-Chapel Hill. He
School. He received his also taught English and
bachelor's degree in English Journalism at North
ind his master's in jour- Carolina Central University
lalism from UNC-Chapel and received a farnltv
Hill. fellowship to work as a
Johnson was a reading copy editor at the Denver
nstructor and did public Post in Denver, Colorado,
elations for the Afro- Johnson saidf the rrtost
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Cleveland, Ohio - Tracy Johnson, widow of slain
Patrolman Anthony Johnson, leaves Cory Methodist
Church, following funeral Services Oct. 26. Her husband,
who had been on the force only four months, was felled
by a bank robber's bullet on Oct. 21. ^