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The Scottsboro boys: ‘In as much as ye have done it unto one of these, ye have done it unto me.’

6 Jun
 

The New York Age, April 15, 1933

The New York Age, April 15, 1933

‘Straining at a gnat, swallowing a hippopotamus’

6 Jun

Ahh, the pitfalls of hot type! Some of the lines in the first two paragraphs of the quote from the N. Y. Daily Mirror’s radio editor got a little scrambled. It probably should read:

“It is a sad fact that the world seems to have become acutely race conscious. Probably one of the most sensitive races is the colored, which have given the world a love song, a delightful sense of rhythm  and some of its greatest artists.”

The New York Age, April 8, 1933

Justice needs no compromise

3 Jun

The New York Age, April 22, 1933

The New York Age, April 22, 1933
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