Race Tension in the South

Foreman, Clark
September 1942
New Republic;9/21/42, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p340
Focuses on race antagonism in the South of the U.S. Vengeance faced by Washington officials who tried to curb racial hate-mongering in the past; Refusal of Governor Frank Dixon to allow a state prison industry to manufacture goods for the war effort for any reason; Efforts of Georgia Governor Eugene Talmadge to make the white people of Georgia believe that they are threatened by an African American uprising, and that he alone can protect the white people from such a menace; Senators and representatives in the South who believe in the fair treatment for African Americans; Classification of the present menace to the South's war effort at a recent board meeting of the organization Southern Conference on Human Welfare.


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