Dr. Brown in Haiti

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Dr. Brown in Haiti - a dancing and cocktail party at the Jenkins...
a dancing and cocktail party at the Jenkins Cocktail Lounge recently. The club, an affiliate of the California Council of 'Negro .Women, Inc., has as members the fol - lowingcEva E. JXmmore, Georgia Walker, Ellen Street, Aurie Wright, Ida Hodge, Gertrude Hines, Nancy Gooden, Tsuddie Jenkins, Symanthia Beachman, Tiillian Potts, Nell Young, Gladys Jordan, . Pauline Goosby, Vickie Boone, Naomi Smith and Pauline Jones. E. F. Joseph Photo. CKarlo tte EL Brown Honored in Haiti The San Antonio Metropolitan Council meets regularly in the eec - 1 ona ana fourth Tuesday at 8 P. If. at the Pine Street Branch. TWCA. SSDAUUC XV. C Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, noted educator, has recently returned from a triumphant visit to Haiti, where, ac companied by Mis Cede (R. Jenkins of Washington, D. C, she en joyed the hospitality of Madame Sangenls. Dr. Brown was honored with an Invitation to visit His Excellency, the President Dumarsala Estime, in his offices in the National Palace. Miss Jenkins acted as Inter - fPf preter. "t was the delis - fat of nv Hf " Dr. Brown said, "to see a black man sitting in the president's chair. to meet memDera of the - committees of fihance, instruction, labor uui ouier uepanment in 'a srov - ernment so organized. It was wonderful to see stores, businesses of every kind, all managed by people ox coior. Due to illness. Dr. Brown 5 could not make .all the commitments asked of her. She iwas hailed trv citizens of the republic as one of America's first women of color In education, achievement and culture. In Haiti, as in the United States. the multitude of people are on a very low ecenomlo level, but those there are much farther behind than the average American Negro. The peasants seem scarcely removed from the aborigines. The women, as the neat burden bearers, trudge long miles on foot carrying theis wears to market. "But," says Dr. Brown, "the spirit, q5rcomiGiiiGMrirtsvoiJiEnFutBEUEfl The fine results you experience from 668 are due to time - tested, prescription type ingredients; These effective medicines act to aid elimination; reduce fever, soothe aches and pains, help dear nose and throat. 666 is more than just a pain, reliever! Ask for it today. CHARLOTTE H. BROWN of freedom, the absence of racial I discrimination, made these black people in rags hold their heads higher than the American Negro dressed in a high silk hat can do in most areas of American life. All in all, Haiti has a future in which American Negroes who have money may do well to invest," of of its 1 -

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  1. The Pittsburgh Courier,
  2. 31 Jan 1948, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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