This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI A Way to Interracial Peace The preceding chapters have attempted to define the task and to describe present conditions and relations of the two races in the main ways of life where they meet and where adjustment is necessary. It now remains to discuss the fundamental principles of amicable adjustment, to point out the method of personal contacts and the agencies through which they may be made for the advancement of both races together, to describe lines of educational publicity needed, and to outline the ideals toward which they travel. The ideals of justice, of law and order, of American freedom of speech, press, and representation, of courtesy, of the obligation of the strong to help the weak, of respect for all personality, and of constructive cooperation on the basis of the brotherhood of mankind comprise the goal. Besides the economic forces described in Chapter II, the school as the avenue of education, the church as the avenue of religion, the home as the avenue of the family, the state as the avenue of government, and the voluntary agencies auxiliary to those organizations are the highways through which the present and succeeding generations must pass toward that goal. It will not suffice that the Few of each race see the goal; they and the Many must also know the road. Racial contacts lead to racial good-will. In Nashville, Tenn., in 1914, a disastrous fire destroyed the homes of hundreds of families, white and Negro, the latter considerably in the majority. Led by the Commercial Club, the strongest organization of white business men, and by the Negro Board of Trade, with similar irfiuenoe 158 among Negro business men, the representatives of many white and Negro organizations rallied together to meet the emergency....This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: .
|Title||:||The Trend of the Races|
|Author||:||George Edmund Haynes|
|Publisher||:||Theclassics.Us - 2013-09|