RACES: Black Patience

To get first-hand information on the land of their origin from, a man who knows their distant cousins, many New York Negroes went last week to hear a speech by General Jan Christiaan Smuts, onetime Boer leader and South African Premier. They heard him describe native Africans as dignified, noble, contented with their socialistic tribal life; heard him decry attempts to foist upon them a white civilization that would make them only "inferior Europeans." Suddenly the audience sat up straight and winced. It had heard General Smuts say:

"The voice of Africa,...

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