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Vol. XVII, No. 44
Conference Hears Dr. Granger
Phoenix Groups Host Udall
A second fellowship meeting
sponsored by Phoenix civic or
ganizations will feature Steward
L. Udall, Arizona Congressman.
The meeting, at Longview Au
*ditorium, 1209 East Indian School
Road, will be held Sunday, April
10 at 8 p. m.
Herbert B. Finn, prominent
civic leader, will preside and in
forms that many extra items will
round out an interesting eve
ning. Attorney William P. Ma
honey will be a guest speaker,
and will present an award for
distinguished service to a per
son whose identity will be known
that evening.
gi Arizona Supreme Court jus
tice Levi S. Udall will bring
greetings to the meeting.
The fellowship is a commun
ity effort to emphasize brother
hood and draw together ele
ments in Phoenix working to
ward that goal.
The event is sponsored by
B’nai B’rith, Urban League, Jew
ish Community Council, National
Conference of Christians and
Jews, Arizona Indian Associa
tion, Phoenix Council For Civic
flKUnity, Chinese Chamber of Com
merce, National Association for
the Advancement of Colored
A busload of Tomorrow’s Sci
entists and Technicians 6O of
them made a field trip to the
Arizona State University campus
•fasl Saturday.
This is one aspect of the pro
gram set up to guide youth from
the 7th grade into scientific and
technical careers. The program
originated with the National Ur
ban League and developed lo
cally by the Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority of Phoenix.
The group attended the Science
Fair at ASU in the Physical Sci
ence and Life Science buildings.
The fair is sponsored by ASU and
the Phoenix Gazette.
From 8:30 to 12:30 the TST
youth viewed 284 exhibits pre
pared. by students from grades 7
thiough 12. Exhibits were shown
by -15 high schools and 12 ele
mentary schools.
Exhibits which interested the
youth most were electronics and
egg hatching. Said one TST girl,
‘The biology exhibits made me
Accompanying the youth on
the trip Were Dale Treusdell, a
sanitary enginer, City of Phoenix
parent of a TST youth from
Rio Vista School, and Robert
Choate, engineer and TST coord
(SUN photo)
Enjoying Phoenix hospitality for one day are these youth from Guinea, Africa. They are (Rear 1
to r) Tamba Millimono, Mamadi Fofana, Arbaba Barry, (Front 1 to r) Charlotte Curtis and Tidiani
Sano (head of delegation). They are in the USA under sponsorship at National Welfare Assembly.
Youth organizations and youth problems are their interest.
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(SUN photo)
This happy quartet won the prizes in the Arizona SUN Subscription Contest: :(From left) Roy
Lee Fitzpatrick, 2827 E. Mobile, 2nd prize, selected the flash camera by Shoals Service Station;
Henrietta Lewis. 712-D S. 9th Ave.. Apt. 193, 4th prize, chose the 8 x 10 portrait by Jim Woods Photo
Shop; ;Anthony Porter. 206 N. 16th St.. 3rd prize, wanted the Timex watch by the SUN; and
James Nabors (competing for adult prize) 330 N. 17th Ave., Apt. 1, Ist prize, picked the dejux car
polish job by A-l Car Polishing Shop. Not shewn is Larry Johnson, 2401 W. Washington, sth
prize, who will select a $5.00 record album from 7th Ave. House of Music.
Phoenix, Arizona, Friday 8, 1960
Urban League
First Negro
Lester B. Granger, executive
director of the National Urban
League, noted a direct relation
ship between American industrial
growth and its resultant social
mobility, and Negro youth dem
onstrations before some 2,000
delegates to the White House
Conference on Children and
Youth, March 29, 1960. Mr. Gran-r
ger addressed one of the principal,
theme assemblies of the Con
ference, the only Negro to do so.
“The lunch-counter sit-ins car
ried on by Negro youngsters con
stitute a bitterly ironic, or a
tragically absurd commentary on
current-day American life,’’ Mr.
Granger said. “Some would say
that it is absurd that so much
quiet heroism . . . should be in
vested in merely claiming their
right to sit on a lunch-counter
stool and be served in a five
and-ten-cent store. Others were
struck by the tragedy being en
acted by Negro young people
who find this as their only means,
unaided, of voiding their or
ganized, non - violent protest
against strangulation of their fu
ture by an indifferent, or ignor
ant, or brutally hostile surround
ing society.
“And surely any absurdity in
the young people’s choice of a
protest outlet is out-matched by
the spectacle of legislators being
lauded for ‘heroism’ when they
filibuster against an effort to
rescue the future of these color
ed young people. Surely the trag
edy of lunch-counter sit-ins is
not one-half as heartbreaking as
that of a great nation taking time
out from a struggle for world
freedom and from leadership of
the still-free world, to haggle and
bicker over questions firmly de
cided by a majority of the Am
erican public and our highest
judicial authority.”
But, Mr. Granger observed,
these developments could not
happen “in a static, truly caste
bound society. In such a fluid so
ciety ideas are as free-floating as
people; when families break
away from their old mooring
places they change their ideas
and when they change their ideas
they also change relationships
with their neighbors.
“A new social form, more effi
ciently adapted to the needs of
modern America, will emerge
from these ideas in conflict,”
Mr Granger observed.
“Only the unthinking, or the
naively optimistic, would have
expected that this period of so
cial change could have been ef
fected without bitter rancor and
brutality based upon fear,” he
Concerning disorganied youth,
Mr. Granger said, “Too many of
us base corrective planning on
an assumed close relationship
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