National Affairs: Black and Red

Last week at Chicago there closed a session of the American Negro Labor Congress. There were about 40 Negroes present, besides a good many whites, including Communists, agents of the Department of Justice and police, for the American Negro Labor Congress was labeled in advance as a Communist enterprise, and Communists and anti-Communists kept their eyes on it.

The head of the Congress was Lovett Fort Whiteman. He visited Russia a year ago. He is said to be the Reddest of the Blacks. He is well educated, a polyglot, an orator. He told the...

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