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REPLACED BY THE EMPHASIS ON LAW AND ORDER. VIOLENT REPRESSION BECOMES ROUTINE. *

THAT FRIGHTENING ANALYSIS SUGGESTS MORE TERROR FOR the future for US ALL. BAYARD RUSTIN HAS MORE ELOQUENTLY DESCRIBED THE RECENT PHASES OF BLACK STRUGGLE WHICH PUT US WHERE WE ARE TODAY.

"...THE FIRST PHASE, WHICH COVERED SOMETHING LIKE THE FIRST HALF OF THE DECADE, WAS ONE IN WHICH THE MOVEMENT'S CLEAR OBJECTIVE WAS TO DESTROY THE LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF RACIS, IN AMERICA. THUS THE LOCALE OF THE STRUGGLE WAS THE SOUTH, THE EVIL TO BE ELIMINATED WAS JIM CROW, AND THE ENEMY, WHO HAD A SPECIAL TALENT FOR AROUSING MORAL OUTRAGE AMONG EVEN THE MOST RELUCTANT SYMPATYHIZERS WITH THE CAUSE, WAS THE ROCK-WILLED SEGREGATIONIST....

...THE STRUGGLE THAT WAS FINALLY MOUNTED AGAINST THE

*Tom Hayden, "Colonialism and Liberation, " in Politica and the Ghettos, ed. by Roland Leslie Warren, Atherton Press, New York, 1969.

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