Résumé of the Discussion of the Negro Problems


Edited by Nahum Dimitri Chandler

in The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print December 2014 | ISBN: 9780823254545
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780823260843 | DOI:

Series: American Philosophy (FUP)

Résumé of the Discussion of the Negro Problems

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This chapter describes events during the Forty-fourth Scientific Session of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The Provost of the University of Pennsylvania, Charles C. Harrison, LL.D., presided at the meeting, which included an address by Dr. W. E. Burghardt Du Bois on “The Study of the Negro Problems.” Other speakers discussed topics such as the need of accuracy in statistics relating to the mortality of the Negro, and the varied aspects in which the Negro problem may be viewed in different localities. At the end of the meeting, a communication was read from the Negro Educational League, an organization to aid and encourage certain colored schools in the South.

Keywords: W. E. B. Du Bois; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Negro Educational League

Chapter.  4559 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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