Shows the confrontation of several Northern communities with the issue of Negro integration in schools, jobs, and housing. Shows Negroes demonstrating for jobs in construction work in Queens, a New York City borough. White reaction to the demonstration is recorded. There are scenes of a Negro demonstration intended to force the hiring of more members of that race by a St. Louis bank. In Chicago a barber vows he would go out of business if he were required by law to cut hair of Negroes; also in Chicago whites organize to oppose an "open occupancy" ordinance. Violence is recorded by the film at Folcroft, Pennsylvania, when a Negro family moves into a previously all-white housing area.
Documentary; Social Problems
Racism; African Americans--Segregation; Civil rights; Race relations; Mass media and social integration
- Rights Statement
- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (01:00:31); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003406560; Other: GR00429741; MDPI Barcode: 40000003406552; MDPI Barcode: 40000003406560
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