1920-04-30 Memo from the NAACP Regarding Prejudice Against Greeks and Syrians

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1920-04-30 Memo from the NAACP Regarding Prejudice Against Greeks and Syrians

Description

A memo from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) dated April 30, 1920 regarding a political ad for J.D. Goss's campaigne for coroner in Birmingham, Alabama. The first paragraph of the ad states "They have disqualified the negro, an American citizen, from voting in the white primary. The Greek and Syrian should also be disqualified. I DON'T WANT THEIR VOTE. If I can't be elected by the white men, I don't want the office."

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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1920.04.30_NAACP_Memo

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Citation

NAACP, “1920-04-30 Memo from the NAACP Regarding Prejudice Against Greeks and Syrians,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40454.