Sep. 11, 2017
In His Words, My Voice, John Mercer Langston
A Blackman's Blog, A Blackman's Read Aloud Hour
Saluting Our Ancestral Greatness
John Mercer Langston
Two separate school systems, tolerating discriminations in favor of one class against another, inflating on the one part, degrading on the other; two separate school systems, I say, tolerating such state of feeling and sentiment on the part of the classes instructed respectively in accordance therewith, cannot educate these classes to live harmoniously together, meeting the responsibilities and discharging the duties imposed by a common government in the interest of a common country.