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Addams agrees with Terrell's objection to calling for the removal of black French troops in Germany and invites her to attend the local meeting where the issue is on the agenda.
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The Crisis includes Addams' comments alongside others on the "The Clansman," a play which depicts African Americans negatively.
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Addams is one of a number of people who sign a call for a conference to examine the situation of African-Americans since emancipation. Various versions of the call appeared in newspapers across the country.
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Addams chastises American society for failing to live up to the ideals of the Emancipation Proclamation and demands political equality for black Americans.
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Addams chastises American society for failing to live up to the ideals of the Emancipation Proclamation and demands political equality for black Americans.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law.
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Addams provides an argument against literacy tests for immigrants, proposed by the Burnett Bill recently pased by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Addams explains her support for African-American delegates at the the Progressive Party Convention in Chicago. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams explains her support of African-American delegates at the the Progressive Party Convention in Chicago. This article, which appeared in The Crisis, was one of a series of articles she prepared for the election of 1912.
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Partial galley proof of Addams's McClure's article about her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans.
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Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Newspaper report of the lynching of six black men in Lake City, Florida, accused of murdering Robert B. Smith, a prominent white man.
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The Chicago branch of the NAACP protests the Wilson administration's apparent racial discrimination in the federal civil service.
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Addams tells Breckinridge that she has doubts that discrimination against African-Americans in the federal government is increasing.
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Villard requests support in opposing the Wilson administration's efforts to segregate the federal government.
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Wright writes Addams about the racial discrimination and segregation she is experiencing as an Illinois citizen and stenographer in the federal government in Washington, DC.
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Lee thanks Addams for her statement in the article Has "Has Emancipation Been Nullified," and praises Abraham Lincoln, and discusses slavery and the virtues of liberty.
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The article offers a sharp critique of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party for failing to endorse rights for African Americans.
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Woolley thanks Addams for sending an article and discusses her views on Theodore Roosevelt.
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Flexner describes a lynching in Livermore, Kentucky and the reaction of the town and arrest of the participants.
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