Something's Happened to the Negro

Sancton, Thomas
February 1943
New Republic;2/8/43, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p175
Focuses on social conditions of the Negro race in the U.S. Growth of the Negro race into a militant political attitude; Immigration of the several people from the race towards Northern part of the U.S.; Emergence of a press community which was pro-African American; Development in political aggressiveness of African-Americans during the World War II; Speech of president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters A. Philip Randolph in the March-on-Washington Movement; Decision of African-Americans to call off the Fair Employment Practice Committee hearing into the flagrant discrimination against black firemen on American railroads.


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