The first item is a letter from Senator Buford, in which he discusses sectional division over the issues of territorial expansion and slavery; he suggests a convention of the Southern states to address the "impending results of the northern...
In the first letter, written January 25, 1916, the men urge Bankhead to work to keep the United States out of the war, though they support the fortification of coastal cities: "Vote for the bills to stop Americans from traveling on beligrent vesels...
The petition advocates "absolute neutrality" regarding the war in Europe, and it suggests that it would be unconstitutional for the federal government to call for troops or enact conscription legislation.
Thomas Walker Wallace wrote this piece for his column "Here and There," which was published in the Birmingham Reporter, an African American newspaper. In it he argues against the death penalty. While he concedes that "It seems reasonable that when...
In the message the anonymous writer advocates the murder of African Americans to "teach them that they...have no rights whatever." The writer praises South African authorities, who "turn the machine guns" on black citizens "and mow them down by the...
The main article in this issue discusses a Communist radio program targeting African American audiences in the South: "The Cuban Communists are pushing racial unrest throughout the South over the most powerful radio station in the world. Utilizing...
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