National Affairs: Colored Vote

"There are at least ten states in which the colored vote is the deciding factor— Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, New York." So say politicians oft and anon at this period of the presidential cycle. The man who said it last week was Perry W. Howard, Republican National Committeeman from Mississippi. Mr. Howard who is a Negro (light colored) also said: "The group I represent has unfortunate ly for years, and to a large extent, followed the political fortunes of Governor Smith in New York and it is essential...

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