RACES: Red Black & Georgia

When Angelo Herndon, 19-year-old blackamoor, went from Cincinnati to Georgia to preach Communism he forgot that in 1866, to prevent white men from seizing the government, some Georgians of his own race, aided by carpetbaggers, had passed a law making it a capital offense to "attempt to incite to insurrection." Last week in Atlanta Angelo Herndon heard himself accused of attempting to set up a "Black State," heard Georgia's white assistant solicitor general ask twelve white men to condemn him to death.

Defense Counsel Benjamin Jefferson Davis Jr., black son of a...

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