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Tuesday, July 10, 1973

THE SUMMER DAILY

Page Nine'

PLAYBOY THREATENED?

Nation feels porno ruing efects
By United tress International preme Court's ruling letting heat is on. Adult bookstores in squad detectives confiscated law against obscene pub
Authorities across the country states set their own guidelines on many areas may soon carry only thousands of hard - core, X-rated which went into effect J
are raiding blue movies, confis- obscenity. "soft" porn and the near total movies from a film company in Colorado, the Denver Ci
cating hard-core sex books, and' nudity in girlie magazines could the largest porn raid since the cil plans to consider a
passing new antipornography A UPI survey showed that for disappear. court ruling. In Boston, which raphy ordinance that wot
laws in response to the Su- purveyors of pornography, the once banned almost anything sex- it illegal to promote or
already has been taken from ally graphic, the federal and obscene materials outs
ara hlocal government government au- privacy of the home.
the stands in many towns, has thorities announced a coordinat-
r /;"/,u said it will make "editorial ad- ed drive againstsmut merchant ity cases h e beenthre
Sin Idaho has passed a new state
puu~nrugcy iusure issus, asigi h lgn ft

lications
uly 1. In
ty Coun-
pornog-
uld make
possess
side the
obscen-
, result-

photography in suture issues, as
a result of the ruling.
The high court ruled last
month that cities and states could
decide what should be banned
as obscene based on "average
p e r s o n s applying commun-
ity standards." The new devision
threw out the older "rule-of-
thumb" that material must be
"utterly without redeeming social
value" to be judged obscene.
In some states such as Texas
in accordance
and Colorado, existing laws,
made in accordance with the old
"social value" rule, rendered
crackdowns impossible pending a
change in the laws. Because of
the vagueness of the "commun-
ity standards" ruling, many au-
thorities were cracking down on
obvious hard-core pornography
but were hesitant to move against
borderline cases.
IN NEW YORK CITY, vice

1g il g GLJN1 LLW U1
theatres, and in Passaic, N.J.,
police raided three theaters,
seizing three x-rated films and
arresting five persons including
Georgina Spelvin, star of the
"Devil and Miss Jones." They
were charged with "uttering or
exposing to the view of others
obscene or indecent pictures."
IN AUSTIN, TEX., all sex film
houses have either closed down
or switched to "soft" X-rated
movies. In Albermarle County,
Va., the sheriff gave bookstore
owners until today to remove
Playboy and' Penthouse maga-
zines from their shelves.
. - - 7

Warren Burger

AP Photo
Abernathy resigns
The Rev. Ralph Abernathy announced yesterday he plans to
step down from his post as president of the Southern Christian
Leadership Conference (SCLC). Abernathy headed SCLC for five
years, since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in April
1968. "The financial income at SCLC has been on a steady decline
for the last several years," he told a news conference in Atlanta.
"I am unable to proceed any further without adequate staff."
U.S. uses kisses,
French get T-shirts
PARIS (UPI) - Paris looks like an American college campus
this summer.
The big fashion sensation for both males and females on the
streets of Paris as well as on the Riviera beaches is American T-Shirts
emblazoned with--could this be France?-the names of U. S. Univer--
sities.
THE ACADEMIC T-SHIRT craze marks the third consecutive year
that French summer fashions have been stolen from the young of
the United States.
Last summer the French dressed like cowboys in faded blue jeans,
the raggedier the better (still in style).
The year before, the big uni-
n-sex summer fad was American
GI uniforms and insignia (now
M C ic icn out of style).

CENTER FOR AFRO-AMERICAN
AND AFRICAN STUDIES
SUMMER, 1973, CAAS COURSE OFFERINGS
AND SCHEDULING
KEY: Division No./Course No./Class No./Credit Hrs./TITLE/Prerequisites/Class Type/Day & Time/
Location/Instructor.
NOTE: To qet Department stomp for Late Registration see: Carol Clemons, Center for Afro-American
0' African Studies, 1100 South University, Ann Arbor Bank Building, 2nd Floor.
*311/206/201/4/INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN HISTORY AND CULTURES Il/Freshmen & sopho-
mores; upperclassmen may enroll with permission of instructor/Lec/TTh 9-11/715 Haven St./Enyia.
An interdisciplinary introduction to the history and cultures of Africa. Historical and contemporary
developmentsnA sfrica will be examined against the background of world history and world sffairs.
311/303/201/2/RACIAL AND CULTURAL CONTACTS/SOCIOLOGY/See Catalog/Lec/MTWTH 11/
447 M.H./Moore. Analysis of the implications of racial differences, the factors affecting prejudice and
discriminstio, the str"ctural aspects of arosp conflicts, and the possibilities of chan0" isAmerica
and in other societies.
311/401/201/3/HISTORY OF AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC 11/400 or permssion of instructor/Lec/
MTW 2 P.M./206 B.M.T./Stewart. Continuation of Afro - American Studies 400. (Only undergrad
credit can be given.)
311/410/+/Arr/SUPERVISED READING AND RESEARCH/Per. Instr./Ind./Arr/Arr/S t a f f. Arrange-
ments may be made for adequately prepared students to undertake individual study under the direc-
tion of a member of the staff. The student, in electing, should name the staff member with whom the
work has been arranged. (+) You must obtain FROM THE DEPARTMENT the instructor's name and
class number and enter them on your election card.
311/465/201/4/DYNAMICS OF AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC/Per. Instr, 400-401/Lec/MTWTH 1 PM/
206 B.M.T./Stewart. The student will be presented with the maior developments in Afro-American
music. He will then study their causes, effects, political and sociological implications. This will not be
a complete historical survey; yet the student will become familiar with much of the important music.
*Afro-American Studies (206) is an additional course, not in Summer Time Schedule.
THE BLACKt
STUDIESABSTRACT
Harold Cruse: Walter Rodney: Henry Davis:
"the most often heard ".. . scholarship-"'The Black Studies
justification for emanating from the Abstract' will be
'Black Studies"' was capitalist epicentre scholarly, angry and
the Black Studies grew up with special aggressive.t
should be related to characteristics,
"programs for social beyond ... limitations
change." Page 1 of bourgeois
intellectual
_________________ endeavour." Page 2

jobless
DETROIT (UPI) - Michigan's
unemployment rate hit a high for
the year in June with 8.5 per
cent of the state's labor force
unable to find work, the Michi-
gan Employment Security Com-
mission (MESC) said yesterday.
The June jobless total of 323,800
was the result of the "normal
seasonal gain of new job seekers-
mainly students seeking summer
jobs and recent graduates search-
ing for permanent employment,"
said MESC Director S. Martin
Taylor.
T H E STATE unemployment
rate was nearly double the 4.8
per cent national average for
June, the first time in three
years the national jobless rate
has fallen below five per cent.
Taylor noted that although the
unemployment rate jump signi-
ficantly, the number of persons
employed increased for the sixth
straight month with 17,000 more
people employed in June than in
May.

THIS SEASON a secretary
hurries to work on the subway in
jeans and a U.S.-made green T-
shirt imprinted "University of
Texas."
A French television camera-
man photographing U. S. presi-
dential adviser Henry Kissinger's
last visit to Paris was wearing
white trousers, a white T-shirt
with navy blue letters spelling
"University of Vermont" and a
white jacket with that univer-
sity's badge.
Parisians from children of five
to men of 25 to chic ladies of So
are sporting yellow shirts labeled
"University of Indiana" or navy
blue shirts proclaiming "Univer-
sity of Wisconsin."
O N E BOUTIQUE, T h e
American Store, which special-
izes in blue jeans and other
Americana, is selling 150 of the
university T-shirts a week.
A U.S. importer recently
rushed into The American Shop
to ask Sagnier where he could
buy French T-Shirts saying
"University of Paris". He was
crushed to hear that European
universities do not have such
customs, Sagnier said.

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