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The Ultimate Criminal

Auhtor: Archibald Grimke

Language: english

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Review by Michael Gallagher, March 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'The Ultimate Criminal':

... misunderstand me. I do not deny that Negroes commit crimes. Not at all, for I know full well that they do-altogether too many for their own good. But ...
... or to the offspring who were born to them any more than did the cattle of the masters own their mates or the young which were born to them. The ...
... operates oftentimes as a moral purifier. Before the overwhelming fact that they could no longer be bought and sold-that they could no longer be ...
... the property and the lives of the defenseless families of their hard task-masters during those four dreadful years of sectional strife. But in their ...
... as possible. The first act of the South after the war was most unfriendly to the blacks. For it was state legislation which remanded them to ...
... grapple for possession of that section. The one government was open and regular, while the other was secret and lawless. The first was supported ...
... were the lawlessness and violence of the Southern whites were a great deal worse. For while some good can be placed to the credit of those governments ...
... of battle cleared over South Carolina, Florida and Louisiana, the Southern forces of re-action were in complete possession of those states, and the ...
... women the safe quarry of white men, and nowhere in the South do law or public opinion impose upon them any deterrent punishment, moral or legal, ...
... of their growth and of the existence of the hard and fast lines within which this growth must go on. For this kind of discontent the South has no ...
... railroads. He pays the same fare as the white passenger but he is given inferior accommodations and in many instances these accommodations are monstrously ...
... agricultural labor is exploited and plundered by the white employer class, and kept poor, because being poor they are esteemed less capable of giving ...
... out his indebtedness during nine months at the rate of $6 a month and keep. The government charges that Reynolds later had Fields arrested ...
... Government stepped into the case, otherwise a third charge might have been preferred in due time, and again the term of involuntary service lengthened, ...
... a dog. But if there happens to be an official inquiry the usual verdict is that the deceased came to his death by the hands of a person or persons ...
... in America. His lot is practically the same everywhere. He faces either in city or country the white man's courts and police power and race prejudice ...
... the poorest and most worthless of the whites in America's long procession of progress and civilization. Is it any wonder that crime emerges out ...
... discriminated against in favor of the whites, who have more and better school buildings, more and better paid teachers even where the blacks ...
... the most impressionable period of their freedom in democracy, in orderly government and Christian civilization. And it is the story of that education ...
... English dictionary compiled by philologist John Kersey and first published in London in 1702. Unlike previous dictionaries, which had focused on documenting ...