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    THE QUESTION OF COLOR SHOULD BE BARRED.   Table of Contents     WHAT DR. N. F. MOSSELL, OF PHILADELPHIA, SAYS.

Mossell, N.F.
The Work of Afro-American Women

- CASTE IN INSTITUTIONS DEVOTED TO THE EDUCATION -- OF THE COLORED RACE.
- WHAT FRED DOUGLASS THINKS OF THE SUBJECT.


WHAT FRED DOUGLASS THINKS OF THE SUBJECT.

"I have long noticed the tendency in colored institutions, as well as others, to repress and discourage the colored man's ambition to be something more than

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a subordinate, when he is qualified to occupy superior positions. It is a part of the old spirit of caste, a legacy left us by slavery, against which we have to contend. It is all the more difficult to meet because in colored institutions under white control, it usually assumes the guise of religion and a pious regard for the happiness of the object of its disparagement, These people play `Miss 'Phelia to Topsy.' They would have us among the angels in Heaven, but do not want to touch elbows with us on earth."
    THE QUESTION OF COLOR SHOULD BE BARRED.   Table of Contents     WHAT DR. N. F. MOSSELL, OF PHILADELPHIA, SAYS.