by George Schuyler
When I pointed out that the dictatorship in the Bed Utopia did the same thine as the Nazi and Fascist dictator ships; that liberty was as dead there as in Mississippi or South Africa; that Negroes were only being used as cats - paws; that the Scottsboro so - called defense was a racket as insincere as a Louisiana Congressman, the "liberty - lovers went after my scalp, declaring never - ending war. In the fall of 19S4 a band of them wrote the Editor of The Pittsburgh Courier: "We demand the Immediate uisj missal of George Schuyler from the staff of The Courier. These New York apostles of the Communist New Freedom were Dr. Peyton F. Anderson, Harold Jackman, Albert H - Armstrong, Dr. J, J. Jones, Augusta Savage, Dorothy K Funn, L. Rebecca Baker, BIrs. Eva Sharp, Ruth B. ?rice, Owen H. Price, Dr. A. Hudson Sealy, M. A. Savage, Gwendolyn Bennett, Louise Thompson, Aaron Douglas, Ben Pam Langston Hughes, Alta Douglas, Evangeline St. Claire, HfP A. Glover, William C. Chase, William Toney, and my ow friend, Eugene Gordon. I bear no Ill - will now nor did I then - I regularly pray for them and often wonder how many them, who are not Moscow's paid lackeys, are still enthuw astio Reds eager to serve TJzar Stalin forever and aye spite of his murder of the Red Founding Fathers and double - crossing of the African brethren.