NEGROES: Foremost

Last week a Negress, Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, talked to the Women's City Club of New York. She talked about the members of her race who have migrated.

"In the North Negroes live in segregated districts . . . high rents, lack of sanitation, breaking down of family life. . . . When a Negro leaves the South he leaves his skill behind. He must take a job of a different kind . . . there is no cotton to pick in the North. . . . The bulk of the Negro population is...

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