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Camillo, Italian neurologist, 1861-1927. See: Negro phenomenon.
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The Charter of the Royal Africa Company concludes thus: "We do hereby, for us, our heirs and successors, grant and give full power and authority under the said Royal African Company of England and their successor to enter into any ship, vessel and attack, arrest, take and seize all manner of ships, vessels, negroe slaves etc .
White Negroes spokesman Sweet Dick Funk said: "The Negroes were pretty much the house band at the legendary Cactus club nights at Middlesbrough Arena in the mid Nineties, appearing on the same stage as the likes of Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene and the Stereophonics in the golden Brit pop era.
The Book of Negroes recorded the names of both Black Loyalists and slaves, as well as brief physical descriptions, their places of origin, and, sometimes, the circumstances that brought them to New York City.
How odd, then, that we should find Negroes urging more segregation
No Guns for Negroes," is a free download from the JPFO website, but a high-quality DVD is available with a 1-year membership ($25).
Somewhere around page 389 of Lawrence Hill's The Book of Negroes, I realized I had become so completely engrossed in his masterful telling of the hard life and crueller times of Amanita Diallo that I had forgotten I was reading a novel.
Among these are, of course, the acknowledged masters Ernest Hemingway, Ralph Ellison, and William Faulkner, whose Go Down Moses portrays "different kinds of Negroes, none of whom fit easily into anybody's stereotypes.
In Lemann's words, Ames's "main assignment was to supervise--with the backing of a new president who seemed prepared to be much tougher on the former Confederates than his predecessor, Andrew Johnson, had been--a fall election in which Mississippi would approve the new state constitution, accept the new federal Fourteenth and Fifteenth constitutional amendments, which guaranteed Negroes civil and voting rights, and elect state officials, after which it would, at last, be readmitted to the United States.
In his report to Mayor Mahool asserting the constitutionality of the Ordinance, for example, City Solicitor Edgar Allen Poe maintained that "it cannot be denied at this late day that one of the greatest problems that confronts the Southern States is the negro problem" and referred readers to "irrefutable facts, well-known conditions, inherent personal characteristics and ineradicable traits of character peculiar to the races, close association on a footing of absolute equality is utterly impossible between them, wherever negroes exist in large numbers in a white community, and invariably leads to irritation, friction, disorder, and strife.
You know you are a complete fraud and a greater liability to all of us Negroes.
In this field lies the seed for much of the social maladjustment noted in subsequent discussions, for the foreign-born Negro brings into the American picture skills and experiences for which little or no opportunity is provided for Negroes in the United States save in the limited occupational field of racial services.
But for those whose connections rink to lesser recognized tribes, the work intensifies, says Alva Griffith, author of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Register of Free Negroes and Related Documentation (Heritage Books, January 2001, $26, ISBN 0-788-41780-0).