AFRICA: Smooth Show

Asked to name the first Emperor that pops to mind, readers of Negro newsorgans are apt to answer not with silky-bearded Emperor George I* of India but with kinky-haired Emperor Haile Selassie I of Abyssinia, the last independent native monarchy in Africa. Last week Negroes were pained and shocked by the callous indifference of most whites to Abyssinia's present life-&-death crisis. Mourned Baltimore's Afro-American, "Even enlightened Americans like Walter Lippmann approve the attempt of Italy to steal Abyssinia's lands, on the theory that it is better to pacify Mussolini in Africa than...

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