NEGROES: A Year's Record

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People issued its report for 1923. Although written largely from the standpoint of the Negro, it is in general a summary of the Negro problem of the U. S. during the year.


¶ On account of the Arkansas race riots in 1919, twelve Negroes had been sentenced to death and 67 to long terms of imprisonment on account of an alleged conspiracy to massacre white people. The cases were fought through—some to the Arkansas Supreme Court, some to the U. S. Supreme Court with...

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