RACES: Browns

That the dark tenth of the U. S. population should no longer be called Negroes, but Browns, is the thesis of a study published last week by President Edwin Rogers Embree of the Julius Rosenwald Fund.* From 1619 when John Smith bought "twenty Negars" and thus introduced slavery to Anglo-Saxon America, until 1808 when the U. S. formally forbade slave importations, the Negroes came from diverse African stocks. From the beginning, the African races in America married among themselves and with Indians, and practically from the beginning acquired white blood. Comments...

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