On mothers and their daughters, Will Rogers and ‘his people’

8 Jul

Here we go again with the mothers taking responsibility for their daughters. The uproar about Will Rogers is interesting as well. Apparently, in his efforts to be sympathetic to black people, he called them “darkies.” Probably thought it was a term of endearment.  Oh well.

The New York Age, February 3, 1934

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