"The Negro and The Immigrant," Interracial Review, February 1933


"The Negro and The Immigrant"

The editorial "The Negro and The Immigrant" immediately followed Father Markoe's "Kingfish Race Leaders" in the February 1933 edition of the Interracial Review. This article discussed the assimilation of Negroes and immigrants, including the similarities and differences between the two groups.



As you read the document, reflect on the following questions:

  • Based on your reading of the previous documents, name the person quoted in the first paragraph of this article.
  • How are Negroes different from immigrants?
  • Define assimilation. Explain why you agree or disagree with the author's assertion that at the time he wrote this article Negroes were assimilated in the United States.
  • How is the author's view of interracial action similar or different to the views expressed by Fathers Markoe and LaFarge in the two previous articles?