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"Negroes Are Anti-Semitic Because They're Anti-White" - Introduction

In 1967, James Baldwin, an African American novelist, poet, and civil rights activist, wrote an article trying to explain why after all that Jews had done for the Civil Rights Movement some African Americans could be anti-Semitic. The document below is an excerpt from Baldwin's article, which appeared in the New York Times Magazine.

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Jewish Women's Archive. ""Negroes Are Anti-Semitic Because They're Anti-White" - Introduction." (Viewed on April 21, 2014) <http://jwa.org/node/11986>.