1929-06 "Has the Syrian Become a Negro?" by Ash-Shaab in The Syrian World

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1929-06 "Has the Syrian Become a Negro?" by Ash-Shaab in The Syrian World

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An article by Ash-Shaab of New York City, written on May 24, 1929 and published in The Syrian World, Volume 3 No. 12, June 1929 questioning why the community is not more adament about seeking justice in the lynching of Nola Romey. Using white-supremesist arguments about civilization the author posits that "The Syrian is not a negro whom Southerners feel they are justified in lynching when he is suspected of an attack on a white women. The Syrian is a civilized white man who has excellent traditions and a glorious historical background and should be treated as among the best elements of the American nation." The Syrian World was a monthly publication by The Syrian-American Press in New York, N.Y. and Salloum A. Mokarzel was editor.

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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1929.06_SyrianWorld_vol3no12_p42

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Ash-Shaab, “1929-06 "Has the Syrian Become a Negro?" by Ash-Shaab in The Syrian World,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed December 12, 2019, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40530.