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bschools. The article, the lead one in the issue, was titled “The bPhenomenon of the Anti-Black Jews and the Black Anglo- bSaxon.” It began:

b“We are witnessing today in New York City a bphenomenon that spells death for the minds and souls of bour Black children. It is the systematic coming of age of bthe Jews who dominate and control the educational bbeaurocracy of the New York City public school system band their power-starved imitator, the Black Anglo- bSaxons. It is the avowed thesis of this paper that this bcoalition or collusion or whatever one wishes to call it is bone of the fundamental reasons why our Black children bare being educationally castrated . . .

bHatchett’s article brought forth neither censure nor dis- bcharge from the Board of Education and he remained with ba growing number of other Black racists to create a climate bof hate in the public schools. Finally, following a flagrant bviolation of a specific Board of Education order—he took bstudents to a blatantly anti-white Malcolm X memorial bprogram—he was dismissed as a teacher only to surface, bincredibly, in July 1968 when appointed by New York Uni- bversity to be director of the school’s new Martin Luther bKing, Jr., Afro-American Student Center.

bThe major Jewish organizations protested the appoint- bment strongly while the New York Civil Liberties Union, btwo NYU Jewish trustees, Jack Seilman and Herbert Sil- bverman, and the Black militant group CORE defended it. bCORE’S Victor Solomon defended Hatchett’s article by say- bing that it simply attacked “those in power and it happens bthat the majority of them are Jews.”

bAs the controversy grew and Black NYU students and the bJewish radical Left threatened violence, NYU President bJames M. Hester asked the most famous Jew in America, bArthur Goldberg, to look into the matter and give his opin- bion. It was clear to us at the newly formed JDL that bGoldberg, the “court Jew,” had been chosen to come up with ba face-saving solution for NYU whereby it could keep bHatchett and thus spare itself trouble from the radical stu- b 

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