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Legislature Approves Appointments; Chancellor Grants "Lights Out" bill; Vetoes Privileges, Negro Resolution
April 26, 1963
This April 26, 1963, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) reports the student legislature's passage of a resolution concerning segregated businesses on Tate Street, adjacent to the WCUNC campus. The student legislature had passed a resolution urging administrators to work toward desegregation of the restaurants and a theatre on Tate Street. In his response, Chancellor Otis A. Singletary responded that while he personally had (unsuccessfully) urged the business owners to desegregate, the college itself had no authority to force them to do so. Singletary also questioned the wording in the resolution that suggested students faced discrimination on campus as well. The article also discusses other unrelated student legislative matters.
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