NEGROES: Black Representatives

It was announced last week that the Republican organization in the 21st Congressional District of New York had selected Dr. Charles H. Roberts, a Negro dentist, as a candidate for Congress. A few weeks ago George E. Brennan, Democratic boss of Chicago, chose another Negro, Earl B. Dickerson, as candidate for Congress in the First District of Illinois.

President Coolidge, asked by a New Yorker to interfere in order to prevent Dr. Roberts' nomination. He replied:

Our Constitution guarantees equal rights to all our citizens without discrimination on account of race or...

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