WHEREAS, in view of the fact that James Reeb was deeply engaged in the life
of this city and that one of his major concerns was to erase the barriers of
segregation that now exist within the Boston school system; and
WHEREAS, the School Committee of Boston has refused to recognize and to
ameliorate the existence of de facto segregation in these schools; and
WHEREAS, the Reverend Reeb was an aggrieved parent and before his death a
sponsor of the case against the School Committee that has been brought before
the Supreme Court of the State;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That Unitarian Universalists here assembled recess
at 11:30 today to march and stand silent witness before the School Committee
headquarters in James Reeb's memory and in support of the goals for which he
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