TITLE

A Negro Looks at the South

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Reid E.
PUB. DATE
March 1944
SOURCE
New Republic;3/6/44, Vol. 110 Issue 10, p313
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the relations between Whites and African Americans in the United States. Demands for social equality by African Americans; Feelings of a lack of respect of the worth of human individuality among African Americans; Lack of civil liberties for African Americans; Acts of lynching rampant in which African Americans were mobbed especially in Southern states; Usage of revolvers and clubs by Whites to frighten African Americans; Issues of police intimidation and double justice; Crimes committed by African Americans which include thievery and unpremeditated killing; Reasons cited for the Southern society having a marginal status with restricted opportunities; Policy of omission of news relating to the progress and activities of lives of African Americans, by the press; Presentation of a distorted picture of criminality of African Americans ; Denial of the full use of the ballot due to which African Americans do not get a chance to vote for the extension of their civil rights. it.
ACCESSION #
14669052

 

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