Trade of Puerto Rico . . . speeches of Hon. George H. White, February 5 and 23,1900
Representative George H. White of North Carolina was the only African American member of the 55th and 56th Congresses (1897–1901) and the last in Congress for nearly 30 years. In a speech about trade, White protested the disenfranchisement and lynching of blacks in the South. He introduced a bill for federal enforcement of civil rights.
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