1907 “NEGRO WOMEN ARE POOR MOTHERS –CARELESS & UNINTELLIGENT”

Racism

DSC00692This article from the November 1907 issue of “The Metropolitan Magazine” is written by a Senator from Mississippi, John Sharp Williams.  The article is 15 pages (about 8″ x 10″ in size) and has several full page photos.  In the article titled “The Negro and the South” Williams writes “The darky complains a good deal…They are here, and they are going to remain here so long as there is  a cotton-field in sight…Some people talk as if the repeal of the fifteenth amendment would get rid of darkiesNegro women are poor mothers–careless and unintelligent.”

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