National Affairs: Washington Flayed

Bernarr Macfadden's New York Evening ("Porno") Graphic has been publishing a series of articles on the Negro, spiced up with intimate glimpses of Harlem and faked pictures of lynchings. Obviously, such material was intended to boost the Negro circulation of the Graphic. But the sheetlet, in its exuberance for the sensational, went too far and stepped on the toes of many a Negro when it set about to flay Booker Taliaferro Washington. Said the Graphic: "There are not lacking thousands of intelligent Negroes who believe that Booker T. Washington, consciously or unwittingly, betrayed...

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