Letters, Apr. 22, 1935

Jews in Harlem


Please do not renew my subscription which expires this month. Reason: Races in April 1 issue. . . .

After presenting an excellent analysis of the Harlem riot, the writer declares that Harlem's unique assets are flagrantly exploited by whites; Jews own the successful colored bands, the Cotton Club, all Harlem's saloons, its brothels, its $50,000,000 a year policy game business . . . its markets and most of its real estate.

The implication is obvious. A reader in California, Illinois, Texas and any other State outside of New York can...

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