COMMUNISTS: Long Voyage Home

Benjamin J. Davis, New York's Communist councilman who thinks Communism is a science (TIME, Jan. 26), uncovered another foul capitalist plot last week. This time, said he, it was "an attempt to intimidate the powerful Negro sentiment behind the presidential candidacy of Henry Wallace."

What got Communist Davis' dander up was the arrest in Harlem one night last week of Claudia Jones, 32, nee Claudia Vera Cumberbatch, known also as Mrs. Scholnick (for her ex-husband). Miss Jones, a Negro, is secretary of the National Women's Commission of the Communist Party, a member of its national committee, long active...

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