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  • Date contains "1901"

January 5, 1901

A letter from a reader endorses an article entitled “An Appeal to Race Pride.”

January 5, 1901

This poem evokes the hopeful outlook of a new century dawning and what it could bring for African Americans.

January 5, 1901

This article tells of a mob of black men lynching a black man convicted of assaulting a young colored girl.

January 5, 1901

Dr. Barringer, a professor at the University of Virginia, preaches eugenics and race prejudice at a meeting of the Southern Education Association. The Planet criticizes the man and his message.

January 6, 1901

The Courts of Calanthe deem Mrs. Josephine Graham an honorable leader and Christian.

January 12, 1901

A mob of 100 masked, white men lynch a “colored” man, and empty “fifty guns worth of bullets” into the victim.

January 12, 1901

A white mob seized and lynched two “colored” men from under the custody of the Leon County, Florida, police.

January 12, 1901

John Mitchell Jr. attacks white newspapers in Virginia for their overt racism and denial of constitutional rights for African Americans.

January 12, 1901

The only black Congressman speaks, but with little effect. The Planet declares that “This nation is passing through the crucial period of its existence. Human rights are being held cheaply and the lesson of history cast aside. We should yield to…

January 15, 1901

An audience is spellbound by a speech by Dr. Graham, a well known “colored” orator, on “The Three Views of the Race Question.”
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