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Of the Union of South Africa's more than 7,000,000 native (Negro) population, nearly 1,000,000 work for the 10,400,000 whites. The Negroes have trade unions but the unions are not recognized by the Government. The average weekly wage of a Negro in industry: $6. In their efforts to get better rights the natives have been swinging steadily leftward.

Last fortnight the Negro problem suddenly boiled over. In teeming Johannesburg thousands of native milk deliverymen, meat workers, municipal laborers and food factory employes went on strike. Negro pickets attacked scabs, defiant municipal workers barricaded themselves...

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