In Chicago last week the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ended its annual deliberations. Many a notable such as Julius Rosenwald and Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, friendly to Negroes, had been heard. Resolutions were passed and a million dollar program for promoting more perfect race equality was adopted. The climax came when the Spingarn medal, the symbol of Negro distinction, was presented to Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson for "ten years' service in collecting and publishing records of the Negro in America."

Ten years after Appomattox, unto two ex-slaves of Virginia...

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