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  • Date contains "1905"

January 7, 1905

John Mitchell, Jr., debates whether all white Southerners should be held responsible for lynching. He argues that white people “who condemn crime in all of its forms, including those outrages against the Negroes” should “be commended for the…

January 7, 1905

A black organization persuades readers to join by describing member death benefits.

January 7, 1905

A black minister denounces the white people of the South for “continuing to allow this carnage, blood-shed, anarchy, and even general lawlessness” sweeping the region.

January 7, 1905

Stockholders celebrate the success of the black-owned business and discuss government bond investments.

January 14, 1905

The Planet praises a black-owned insurance agency for its stability and success under the leadership of George C. Jefferson.

January 14, 1905

A black man, in a store, shoots a young black woman over a personal dispute.

January 14, 1905

A police officer accidentally wounds a “colored boy.” The Planet criticizes the officer for his irresponsibility.

January 14, 1905

A black businessman promotes his insurance company, citing its financial success despite recent laws passed by the Virginia general assembly.

January 21, 1905

A sarcastic attack on white injustice points out that black families are buying their own land and homes, stating that “material advancement of the colored man is a much greater menace to the ease and comfort of the aforesaid brother than all of…

January 21, 1905

Scientists investigate the negative health effects associated with smoking tobacco.
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