RUSSIA: Black Blank

Negroes, so every Soviet child is taught, are the Black Hopes of Communism in the U. S. Sooner or later, if properly primed by Moscow, they will "arise and slash [their] thraldom's chains" as the Soviet anthem puts it. Nowhere else in the world is a Negro so pampered as in Russia. Last week that coal-black protege of Joseph Stalin, Robert Robinson, was elected, somewhat to his surprise, to the Moscow Soviet.

Says 60-year-old Mother Robinson: "My boy doesn't smoke, drink or gamble. He is a perfect...

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