"Interracial News" Volume 1 No. II


"Interracial News" From the Alumni Race Relations Council

Courtesy of ACUA

The Catholic Interracial Council of New York was formed in May of 1934 to increase cooperation between African Americans and whites and advance the cause of social justice and equality for African Americans.

As you read the document, address the following questions:

  • What does this newsletter say about the role of Catholic college students in advancing African American rights?
  • Discuss the reasons why African Americans yearned for education, according to Miss Helen Quinn.