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Politically, The Negro is the Touchstone of the Modern Democratic Idea Hubert H. Harrison, 1911

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Hubert Harrison -- "The Touchstone"

“Politically, the Negro is the touchstone of the modern democratic idea. The presence of the Negro puts our democracy to the test and reveals the falsity of it . . . [True democracy and equality implies] a revolution . . . startling to even think of.”

-- Hubert Harrison --
-- “The Negro and Socialism,” 1911 --
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