RACES: Black Game

In no national election since 1860 have politicians been so Negro-minded as in 1936. There were 32 blackamoor delegates and alternates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last June. Fortnight ago, after much soul-searching, Democratic National Chairman James A. Farley picked his Negro campaign managers. Last week the Republicans completed their slate of Negro managers. Estimates of the amount of money both parties will spend to corral the Negro vote before election day ran as high as $1,000,000.

All emotion aside, the principal reason for this unparalleled political excitement over Negroes...

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