The United Negro; His Problems and His Progress : Containing the Addresses and Proceedings the Negro Young People's Christian and Educational Congress, Held August 6-11, 1902 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The United Negro; His Problems and His Progress: Containing the Addresses and Proceedings the Negro Young People's Christian and Educational Congress, Held August 6-11, 1902 It was also promised that a declaration would be issued that would meet the sober, candid and just consideration and endorse ment of all American people, while not in any sense compromising one single iota of rights, privileges and immunities belonging to them. It was promised that the progressive side of the Negro race in music, letters, conduct and personnel would be so greatly in evi dence that, although the Congress be held on Southern soil and in Georgia, our people would command, by their very being and bear ing, respect from all. It was promised that the Congress would be an object lesson of the bright side of the race to the brother in white, that he would be compelled to admit that there are two dis tinct classes of Negroes, and that this, the christian educated class, should be treated as others of their kind, without respect to race. It was promised that the Congress was to deal with religion, edu cation and society, the essentials to good citizenship and the pur ifier of things political, rather than with politics as such. It was promised that in the Congress would be gathered able. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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