George S. Schuyler Quotes

Government service in all its branches, state and federal, would have to be thrown open to all on the basis solely of merit, and promotions made accordingly. It would probably be necessary to have drastic laws against manifestations of color prejudice and discrimination, just as we have legislated against kidnapping, arson and murder which are certainly no more serious from the viewpoint of national welfare.

 
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George S. Schuyler, 1895-1977, Editor of the Pittsburgh Courier and of The African, Projection of changes that would have to be made if civil rights for Blacks were implemented, The Caucasian Problem, 1944

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George S. Schuyler
George S. Schuyler
  • Born: February 25, 1895
  • Died: August 31, 1977
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George Samuel Schuyler was an African-American author, journalist, and social commentator known for his conservatism after he had supported socialism.

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