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PEACE—OR RACE WAR
NEGRO SAILOR DECORATED
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FOR CONSPICIOUS BRAVERY
th e ir feelings. W ith th e w orld shrink ng in size because of im
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proved com m unications, colored peoples ev ery w h ere are becom ing
crashed am ong the 34 planes more and m ore conscious of discrim inations practiced against
parked on the flight deck ready them .
for take-off. The crash started
It is dangerous stu p id ity for the w hite race not to realize
large fires am ong th e B unker th a t the upw ard surge of th e colored races for th e ir place in
H ill’s planes before the Jap an ese the sun w ill not be too long denied. The race problem is the
plane skidded over the side into w orld’s n ex t headache unless the present w ar produces racial
the w ater. His bomb passed th ru justice.
the flight deck and out the side
H ow ever, not all of th e w hites’ refusal to see th is question
of the ship, exploding in th e air in its proper light comes from stupidity. P a rt of it comes from
before it hit the w ater.
sheer cupidity. W hite im perialistic nations, eager to ex p lo it colored
Seconds la te r a “J u d y ”, a sin peoples, are anxious to re ta rd th eir social advances as long as
gle -engine dive bom ber type, possible.
sped in on th e ship from astern.
W hite C hina and India alone rep resen tin g n e a rly a billion
The plane w as struck by a five- people, one can foresee w h a t w ill happen w hen th e y are fully
inch shell, and sm aller projectiles aroused in a racial struggle.
from the B unker H ill’s a n ti-a ir
And aroused th ey certainly w ill be, for th e Jap a n e se are
craft batteries, but it continued vindictive. Even though thoroughly defeated and p erh ap s d em ili
its attack and dropped a 500- tarized, Jap a n will seek not only vengeance b u t also oppo rtu n ity
pound bomb, w hich p en etrated to escape h er punishm ent by increasing her cam paign to arouse
the after flight deck and e x th e w orld’s colored m illions against the w hite race.
ploded in the gallery deck im
If she can show those colored peoples w ho w ere loyal to the
m ediately below.
This plane U nited N ations’ cause th a t they have been bilked of th e justice
crashed on the flight deck a t the prom ised or hinted in exchange for th eir rejection of J a p a n ’s
base of the island stru ctu re.
pleas for a racial jihad, she can foster a h atred w hich could rock
th e world.
RAILROAD ACCIDENT FATAL
T he day has come w hen w hite leaders m ust do m uch m ore
TO DINING CAR EM PLOYEE than periodically u tte r pious m outhings about m an ’s brotherhood.
The colored w orld now w ants to see some real progress in racial
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C ourt. Mr. Bland and Mr. Lee
Yet, until th e racial intolerances of the B ritish D om inions can
Shephard, 3228 S. W. F irst Ave., be eradicated, th ere is sm all hope th a t B ritain w ill tak e a positive
dining car w aiter and cook on stand for racial justice, although, as head of th e w o rld ’s g reatest
the S. P. & S. R. R., w ere am ong em pire, she can practically m ake or unm ake th e situation.
the m ost serious in ju red a t the
In th e U. S. w e find a strang e paradox. W ith th e m ajo rity
tim e of the w reck, both being
badly burned about the body as
the resu lt of being scalded w hen
a stove in th e observation diner
tore lose, releasing steam under
F uneral arran g em en ts w ere in
com plete as w e w ent to press.
of A m ericans sincerely interested in ju stice for oppressed peoples
outside th e nation, they refuse justice to colored m inorities w ithin
Much of th e colored w orld looks to the U. S., as dem ocracy’s
leading exponent, to lead th e m arch against racial p reju d ice; yet
this nation cannot constantly do so w hile it practices racial in
The solution to racial intolerance lies in tru e religion. C h risti
an ity teaches th a t m ankind is one great fam ily—b ro th ers united
u n d er G od’s com m on fatherhood. It teaches the u n ity of this
fam ily, not a sep aratism based upon skin color. Yet it m ust be
adm itted th a t m any of the countries w hich show th e g reatest
racial in tolerance call them selves C hristian.
A theistic com m unism , spreading its vicious tenacles into ev ery
nook and cranny, recognizes and practices th e racial eq u ality of all
men. despite b elittlin g m an ’s d ig n ity in m any o th er ways.
Believing th a t th e p u d d in g ’s proof lies in th e eating, th e
oppressed and h u m iliated colored m illions m ay decide th a t an
ideology w hich denies God, b u t w hich offers th em re lie f from
racial d iscrim in atio n “ is p referab le to a doctrine w hich teaches
God’s fatherhood of all peoples b u t w hose avow ed follow ers all
too freq u en tly fail to practice it.
C hristians w ho practice racial intolerance or fail to tak e a
positive stan d against it are slackers in th e arm y of th e C hurch
M ilitant a t a tim e w hen h isto ry ’s m ost crucial b a ttle is being
waged to d eterm in e w h e th er th e sp iritu a l or the pagan conception
of life w ill ru le th e world.
T W O P H IL O S O P H IE S — T A K E
P IC K
“War—the unlimited exercise of brute force—can be
made the mother of civilization by those who practice Mu-
subi (Shinto rite).”—Tatsuo Kaiwai in “The Goal of Japa
" T od ay th e w h o le w o r ld is
s la v e r y a n d h u m a n fr e e d o m . . .
and th e C h r istia n id e a l. W e c h o se
C h ristia n id ea l." — F r a n k lin D e la n o
d iv id e d b e tw e e n h u m a n
b e tw e e n p a g a n b r u ta lity
h u m a n fr e e d o m a n d th e
R o o se v e lt.
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