A resolution sent by the Second Baptist Church decrying the 1931 Scottsboro trial outcomes, deploring lynching, and demanding the Scottsboro defendants' unconditional and immediate release. This is a form resolution sent in by numerous groups and...
In the first letter, written September 15, 1944, Robinson comments on growing racial tension in the state and suggests that the governor call a biracial meeting to discuss the best way to deal with the situation: "I find there is a growing...
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...
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