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Camillo, Italian neurologist, 1861-1927. See: Negro phenomenon.
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Douglass pointed out that the cornerstone of polygenist thinking and of American slavery was the erroneous idea that the Negro race was somehow not a part of the human family.
Webster Davis, The Industrial History of the Negro Race of the United States (Richmond, Va.
An Essay in the History and Sociology of the Negro Race.
Miller states "I have known and in a measure have touched and been touched by the great men and measure who have shaped the destiny of the Negro race.
The time, it is to be hoped, is now not far distant when Africa will be relieved from the oppression, degradation, and misery of this impious commerce; when arresting the progress of that system of fraud, treachery and violence, which converts a large part of the habitable globe into afield of warfare and desolation, this nation shall begin to atone the negro race for the accumulated wrongs .
In 1857 we see that guns are very directly tied to citizenship when Maryland resident, Justice Taney wrote the majority opinion in the Dred Scott case in which the Supreme Court decided that blacks were just 2/3 of a person -- because if they were considered full citizens then: "It would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right.
He retired from public life and worked for seven years researching and writing his monumental A History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880.
Du Bois, outlining his beliefs in God, the Negro race, the devil, pride, the Prince of peace, service, liberty for all men, the training of children and patience.
The argument that "the proximity of the Negro race to good property means its undoing" was by far the most oft-repeated mantra of segregationists, from the leadership to the grassroots.
To consider slavery in relation to the Negro race alone is total humbug and the present day imposters would be rendering God and mankind better service if they emphasised that their emancipation was brought about largely as a result of the efforts of such true Christians as William Wilberforce.
In 1969, according to The New York Times, Lott drafted a letter for Colmer lamenting "enactment of legislation unduly favorable to the Negro race.
It shall be unlawful for any amateur white baseball team to play baseball on any vacant lot or baseball field within two blocks of a playground devoted to the Negro race.