Primer for White Folks

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Title

Primer for White Folks

Original edition

"Primer for White Folks." Ed. Bucklin Moon. New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1945.

Table of contents

Part 1. Heritage -- African culture / W.E.B. DuBois -- The "Amistad" Mutiny / Muriel Rukeyser -- Letter to the editor of the Times / Frances Ann Kemble -- Slave no more / the Writer's Project of Virginia -- Let my people go / Henrietta Buckmaster -- Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments -- The Negro problem: a case history / Carey McWilliams -- Part 2. Black and white mores -- The flying Africans / Kenneth Porter -- Mister McGregor / Andrew Nelson Lytle -- Little white girl / Sara Hardt -- The revolt of the evil fairies / Ted Poston -- White on black / Tess Slesinger -- After you, my dear Alphonse / Shirley Jackson -- Trouble keeping quiet / Leonard Wallace Robinson -- Arrangement in black and white / Dorothy Parker -- Slave on the block / Langston Hughes -- White as snow / Kay Boyle -- The test / Angelica Gibbs -- He don't plant cotton / J.F. Powers -- For white men only / James T. Farrell -- The ethics of living Jim Crow / Richard Wright -- A short wait between trains / Robert McLaughlin -- "Color trouble" / Harold Garfinkel -- Runagate niggers / William March -- The people vs. Abe Lathan, colored / Erskine Caldwell -- "-neber said a mumblin' word" / Vernon Loggins -- Part 3. Today and tomorrow -- Citizens of Negro blood / Wendell Wilkie -- The Negro's war / the editors of Fortune Magazine -- The Negro: his future in America / the editors of the New Republic -- Count us in / Sterling A. Brown -- Report from England / Roi Ottley -- The races of mankind / Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish -- The truth about the Detroit riot / Earl Brown -- The Negro comes of age in industry / Robert C. Weaver -- What shall we do about the South? / Langston Hughes -- The South needs help / Thomas Sancton -- Our conflicting racial policies / Will W. Alexander -- Memorandum to junior hostesses / Margaret Halsey -- Democracy is for the unafraid / Chester B. Himes -- Addressed to white liberals / Lillian Smith -- The touchin' case of Mr. and Mrs. Massa / St. Clair McKelway.

Item Number

A0486

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