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The more they try to escape it, the more they land into hypocrisj: lying and doubledealillg; the more they become, what they least ~zishto become, the oppressors and despisers of human beings. c~trawlers towlard the da\v11. There has always been in the South that intellectual elite who saw the Negro proble~nclearly. They have always Lacked and some still lack the courage to stand up for what they know is right. Ncvertheless they can be depellded on in the long run to follow their own clear thinking and thcir own decel~tchoice.
Mathews, of South Africa, a leader of the African National Congress, who is now in this country as visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary in New York. s' son is one of those arrested in Capetown for ~ I srlld 1ny sol1 to his drfiallce of ui~justlaws. I ask you 1 1 o ~shall South Africa to sllc~otdown Professor LVathewshon an behalf of Charles E. ' I say again, the proper battlefield for our youth and for all fighters for a decent life, is here; in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia; i s here, in Cleveland, Chicago, and San Francisco; is in every city and at every whistle stop in this land where the walls of Jim Crow still stand and nccd somebody to t a r the~radown.
Calhoun, Wade Hampton, Den Tillrr-ian are 1ne11whose names must ever be besmirched by the fact that they fought agaiilst frredoln and democracy in a lalld which was foullded upon delnocracy and freedom. Eventually this class of men must yield to the writillg in the stars. That great hypocrite, ]an Smuts, who today is talking of humanity and standing beside Kyrnes for a United Nations, is at the same time oppressing the Black people of Africa to an extent which makes their two cr~rlntrics,South Afrka and the h e r i c a n South, the most reactionary peoplcs on earth, peoples whose exploitation of the poor and helpless reaches the last degree of shame.