NEGROES: Honor from Congress

Congress is forever taking the law into its own hands—hands which are especially devised for that purpose. Last week it overruled the desires of the American Battle Monuments Commission (of which John J. Pershing, General U.S.A., retired, is chairman) and after three heated hours of argument passed a bill honoring the Negro.

The Battle Monuments Commission wants, itself, to pick and choose all the monuments to be erected by Americans on French battlefields. It wishes to keep down the number of monuments, lest the U.S., which can expensively honor her dead, erect so...

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