“I DON'T DEAL in coal.” That was a very black Detroit barber's way of telling me some years ago that he would not date a woman as black as himself. “Beauty is only skin deep but black goes all the way to the bone,” he said. While sociologists were theorizing about the alienation of the light-skinned people within the Negro community, the Negroes themselves, despising their own blackness, were placing light-skinned women on a special pedestal.By DR. DONALD MEEKS11 min
While educators wrestle with the problems of slow learners, the equally pressing needs of the exceptionally bright* have been neglected. Now an exciting experiment in learning is freeing frustrated minds—and challenging teaching’s old lock-step methodsBy DOUGLAS MARSHALL8 min
In Does It Pay To Go Bankrupt?, the administrator of a welfare fund observes, “Why can’t people see that the cost of these bill-payer loans is greater? No man ever borrowed his way out of debt." What a pity our governments do not take note. It would save us taxpayers a mighty sum. — CECILIA L. HILL, PARKSVILLE, BC
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