King Urges Youth Join In New Order
By JACK GILBERT. News Editor With compassionate word.s that he has said over and oyer again in his crusade for the rights of Negroes, the Rev. Martin Luther King told 3(300 delegates to the 18th Ecumeni¬ cal Student Confcrcr.cc Ibis morning tbat "the new order that is embracing the world needs the stifngth of tlie,young." The staunch opponent of discrimination characterized tJie clash of colors a.s "a battle betweeon justice and injus¬ tice," His address was itiade at Ohio. University's memorial auditorium.
"This is not a fight between white man and the Negro," he said. "It is an attack upon un¬ christian principles," King con¬ tinued.
The Montgomery, Ala., minis¬ ter said society is confronted with a new idea which found il.s beginnmg jn the soil which gave life to great technological im¬ provements and re(hiced tht world to a neighborhood.
He said the development of the automobile, the airplane, tho modern jets, the depression and two world wars forced a new role upon the Negro.
King also cited the modern struggle against ilTitcrary as an¬ other pressure upon his race lo seek a new station in societ.v.
The great wars, according to King, gave the Negro travel and introduced him to other ideolo^ gies. Science reduced tho world and unitized the thinking of men, he said. The depression opened up a new conception ' of eco¬ nomics, King .said.
He (old the interdenominational conference thnt the new order j will not come by itself. "It ).¦? n j crusade of the young. King said, j
For the old will not change, and < their prejudices' will not change, i We must be patient with t1ie:n| but .strive ever onWard in thisj crcat cause." I
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