RACES: 1938's NOS. 1 & 2

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People this month saluted the fact that the first six months of 1938 had passed without a single U. S. lynching.

One day last week Robert Purdy Flanagan. 36. a prosperous planter who with his brother Jack operated 12,000 acres near Rolling Fork, Miss., went to his plantation smithy to berate his black blacksmith, Tom Green, 48, for working on the side for another planter. On the spot Planter Flanagan fired Blacksmith Green, started sorting out his tools. He came to a rifle. The smith...

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