RACES: Pan-Africana

While black Elks last week danced through Harlem, shouting, in purple clothes and fine fettle (see p. 29), other Negroes held a less riotous convention elsewhere in Harlem. These were the members of the fourth Pan-African Congress, who had gathered from the U. S., the West Indies, Germany, Japan, India, South America, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Nigeria, Liberia, South Africa, to discuss racial needs. Speeches were made, newspapers commented, resolutions were accepted and published. Speeches. Said Dr. Wilhelm Mensching of Petzen, Germany: "The fruits of love as outlined by Apostle Paul...

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