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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 4B

14. G. W. Cable, “A Simpler Southern Question,” Forum (December 1888): 392-403.

Overview and summary of several position papers appearing in Forum regarding “the Negro Problem” by a noted author. Cable emphasizes many of the rights African Americans have gained since emancipation, such as the freedom to ride on public transport. This article appeared eight years before the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Plessey vs. Ferguson.