NEGROES: Go North

" Go North "

" Go north, Piccaninny, go north," is the advice which the breezes have been whispering to the Negroes of the South. The Negroes have responded with remarkable willingness. And now Southern business men and legislators are seeking a means to stop the migration northward, and much is being said and written of the effects of this migration.

The facts: According to recent estimates by the Department of Labor, 312,000 Negroes migrated from South to North in the last eight months. This constitutes about 3% of the entire Negro population...

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