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1  The experiment that has been made to give the colored students classical training has not been satisfactory.
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2  This triple paradox in Mr. Washington's position is the object of criticism by two classes of colored Americans.
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3  It was not then a question of crime, but rather one of color, that settled a man's conviction on almost any charge.
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4  Usually in cities each street has its distinctive color, and only now and then do the colors meet in close proximity.
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5  Usually in cities each street has its distinctive color, and only now and then do the colors meet in close proximity.
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6  Across the color line I move arm in arm with Balzac and Dumas, where smiling men and welcoming women glide in gilded halls.
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7  All this segregation by color is largely independent of that natural clustering by social grades common to all communities.
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8  Cuddled on the hill to the north was the village of the colored folks, who lived in three- or four-room unpainted cottages, some neat and homelike, and some dirty.
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9  "Be careful," said a low voice behind him; "you must not lynch the colored gentleman simply because he's in your way," and a girl looked up roguishly into the eyes of her fair-haired escort.
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10  Now I like the colored people, and sympathize with all their reasonable aspirations; but you and I both know, John, that in this country the Negro must remain subordinate, and can never expect to be the equal of white men.
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11  But aside from this, there is among educated and thoughtful colored men in all parts of the land a feeling of deep regret, sorrow, and apprehension at the wide currency and ascendancy which some of Mr. Washington's theories have gained.
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12  Payments to Negro soldiers were at first complicated by the ignorance of the recipients, and the fact that the quotas of colored regiments from Northern States were largely filled by recruits from the South, unknown to their fellow soldiers.
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13  Driven from his birthright in the South by a situation at which every fibre of his more outspoken and assertive nature revolts, he finds himself in a land where he can scarcely earn a decent living amid the harsh competition and the color discrimination.
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14  And finally, when you fasten crime upon this race as its peculiar trait, they answer that slavery was the arch-crime, and lynching and lawlessness its twin abortions; that color and race are not crimes, and yet it is they which in this land receive most unceasing condemnation, North, East, South, and West.
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