Stone Collection: Volume 23 - Item 16
16. N. S. Shaler, “The Future of the Negro in the Southern States,” Popular Science Monthly (June 1900): 147-56.
Assessment of the challenges facing African Americans seeking equality in the South. “It appears to me that the time has come for an effective union of endeavor on the part of those of North and South, ex-slaveholder and ex-abolitionist alike, who wish to see the negro have, not his rights in the common sense of the word (for mere rights are a pitiful share for a man), but rather a good human chance to climb the ladder of civilization, upon which our ancestors set him.”