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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 80

40. Francis A. Kellor, “The Criminal Negro. III. Some of His Characteristics. I. Social Life,” Arena (March 1901): 308-16.

Essay on the “comparatively crude and simple” social life of African Americans, which the author claims channels their criminal impulses. Mr. Stone has marked this sentence. “The attitude of the white women [in the South] is conducive to negro immorality, for they are generally indifferent to the relations of their husbands and brothers with negroes—where a Northern white woman of equal social standing would not be.”