By John McMillian
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After we all started our propaganda towards this finish numerous of the so-called highbrow Negroes who've been bamboozling the race for over part a century acknowledged that we have been loopy, that the Negro peoples of the western international weren't drawn to Africa and will no longer stay in Africa. One editor and chief went as far as to assert at his socalled Pan-African Congress that American Negroes couldn't reside in Africa, as the weather used to be too sizzling. all types of arguments were adduced by means of those Negro intellectuals opposed to the colonization of Africa through the black race. a few stated that the black guy might finally determine his life along of the white guy in international locations based and validated through the latter. for this reason, it was once no longer priceless for Negroes to hunt an self sustaining nationality in their personal. The outdated time tales of “African fever,” “African undesirable climate,” “African mosquitoes,” “African savages,” were repeated by means of those “brainless intellectuals” of ours as a scare opposed to our humans in the USA and the West Indies taking a kindly curiosity within the new application of establishing a racial empire of our personal in our Motherland. Now that years have rolled by means of and the common Negro development organization has made the circuit of the realm with its propaganda, we ﬁ nd eminent statesmen and leaders of the white race popping out boldly advocating the reason for colonizing Africa with the Negroes of the western global. A 12 months in the past Senator MacCullum of the Mississippi Legislature brought a answer in the home for the aim of petitioning the Congress of the USA of the US and the President to exploit their solid inﬂuence in securing from the Allies sufﬁcient territory in Africa in liquidation of the battle debt, which territory will be used for the constructing of an self reliant kingdom for American Negroes. concerning the similar time Senator France of Maryland gave expression to an analogous wish within the Senate of the us. in the course of a speech at the “Soldiers’ Bonus,” he stated: “We owe a massive debt to Africa and one that now we have too lengthy neglected. i want now not magnify upon our ordinary curiosity within the legal responsibility to the folks of Africa. 34 P ROT E S T N AT IO N millions of usa citizens have for years been contributing to the missionary paintings which has been conducted by way of the noble women and men who've been despatched out in that ﬁeld through the church buildings of the USA. ” The Dream of a Negro Empire it's only a question of some extra years while Africa might be thoroughly colonized by way of Negroes, as Europe is by way of the white race. What we need is an self sustaining African nationality, and if the United States is to assist the Negro peoples of the realm identify this type of nationality, then we welcome the help. it's was hoping that after the time comes for American and West Indian Negroes to settle in Africa, they are going to detect their accountability and their responsibility. it's going to now not be to visit Africa for the aim of exercise an over-lordship over the natives, however it will be the aim of the common Negro development organization to have verified in Africa that brotherly co-operation in order to make the pursuits of the African local and the yank and West Indian Negro one and a similar; that's to assert, we will input right into a universal partnership to accumulate Africa within the pursuits of our race.