Tichenor describes the postwar situation for the freed slaves from a paternalistic viewpoint: "Four millions of human beings, under the influence of a misguided philanthropy, have been rendered destitute of homes, protection, and comfort, and have...
A letter from the Jackson County Organization of Colored Voters to Governor Miller that asks him to exercise his power in the Scottsboro case and to treat the nine boys like fellow human beings. They ask the governor to support the Constitution of...
In the letter Day expresses his hope that the white citizens of Alabama "will be touched by the struggle of your negro fellow citizens to be treated like other human beings." He warns that reputation of the whole country is harmed by the injustices...
In the letter Lieb criticizes Carter's recent conviction of Martin Luther King, Jr., in connection with the Montgomery bus boycott. He denounces civil rights injustices in the South and compares the region to communist Russia. Though Lieb professes...
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