has done only its duty in working for these accomplishments. It
recognizes the valuable contributions made by many persons and
organizations, both White and Negro, in bringing them about.
There remain many problems-further improvement of higher
educaition, preparation of Negro youth to meet the challenge of the
new conditions, removal of the handicaps caused by segregation
at the elementary level, and enough money to meet the educational
needs of all youth within the State. But Kentucky is on the march,
the idea of gradualism in solving racial problems is operating con-
sistently, and ways and means to continue the advance somehow
will be found.
REPRESENTATIVE JESSE H. LAWRENCE
One of the unsung heroes of the recent legislative session, yet one
recognized as a strong legislator, is Mr. Jesse H. Lawrence, repre-
JESSE H. LAWRENCE
the Kentucky Legislature from the 42nd District.
thinking and possessed of convictions, Lawrence was
Kentucky's Legislature last January.