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Letter, December 14, 1934, Page 3


            "Students begin to participate in public questions as soon as the public questions begin to affect them directly," said Dr. Frederick Ewen of the English department, at the Scottsboro Rally which was held by the Negro Study Forum Wednesday. "Students must be commended for judicious participation in world problems, such as the Scottsboro case."

            Mr. Richard B. Moore, of the International Labor Defense, urged that the students carry through their plans in defense of the Scottsboro boys. The Scottsboro case, he said, is an example of the oppression of negroes, Jews and workers. "A united front of all elements that are honestly opposed to this flagrant injustice is necessary to influence the Supreme Court to reverse the sentences," he concluded.


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