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Voices from the Harlem Renaissance Chapter Summary & Analysis - New Negro Radicalism Summary

Nathan Huggins
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New Negro Radicalism Summary

In "From the Messenger - A Menace to Radicalism," the author states that a Negro will readily turn on another Negro if ordered. The essay concludes with the idea that labor organizations should "harness the discontent of Negroes" in order to obtain "working class emancipation." In "A New Crowd - A New Negro," A. Phillip Randolph questions the ability of the "old crowd" to adapt to new situations. He points out that this "old crowd" recommends conservative measures. Randolph then lists a group he considers part of this group. The next question posed by Randolph is who will take over leadership roles when the time comes that the old crowd no longer exists. He answers that the new leaders must be young, radical, well-educated, and unafraid. He said these men will be ready to take the offensive and will not rest until the...

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