RACES: Alabama & America

"Alabama," firmly declared Governor Bibb Graves last week, "is going to observe the supreme law of America!"

This announcement came after the U. S. Supreme Court had once more taken official cognizance of the fact that in the South the Negro does not get all the rights of citizenship the 14th Amendment of the Constitution was intended to give him. In reviewing the death sentence passed on Negro Clarence Norris, one of Alabama's nine "Scottsboro boys," the Supreme Court for the second time reversed the State court's conviction on the ground that Negroes...

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