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A Comparative Study of the Negro Problem

The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers No. 4

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Author: Charles C. Cook
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,384 / 28 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65
LoC Category: HT
Downloads: 1,026
Added to site: 2010.02.17 26682

usly and so vainly up that Tartarean hill.

A few years ago, I had occasion to seek the advice of a distinguished member of the Board of Trustees of Howard University upon a school matter. After hearing a part of the tale of trouble, he said solemnly, "It is very unfortunate, but still true that your people are not united, you don't act together." Now, as it happened, it was otherwise in this instance, and I hastened to say that all of the colored teachers were on one side and the white teachers on the other. "Now that will never do," he replied quickly. "You must never allow a color line to be drawn." He spoke with such evident feeling that I realized that his last word was said. We cannot exaggerate the importance of this fundamental dilemma. If we hope to win in any contest, we must unite, but the unwisest thing we can do, is to unite and win.

During the past forty years a great many people in western countries have been deeply impressed by Darwin's view of the animal and vegetable worlds as t



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