New PDF release: A Century of Negro Migration

By Carter Godwin Woodson

ISBN-10: 0486145999

ISBN-13: 9780486145990

Provocative paintings via individual African-American pupil strains the migration north and westward of southern blacks, from the colonial period throughout the early twentieth century. Documented with details from modern newspapers, own letters, and educational journals, this discerning research vividly recounts many years of harassment and humiliation, desire and fulfillment.

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In the second week of July 1947, when the Punjab and Bengal legislatures (each divided into an eastern and a western section) met to vote – and thus express the ‘opinion of the people’ – on whether their provinces should or should not be partitioned, each and every Sikh member of the eastern section of the Punjab Assembly voted for the division of the Punjab ( just as the Hindu members of western Bengal did in the Bengal vote on Bengal’s partition). Yet, a short while afterwards, Giani Kartar Singh, president of the Shiromani Akali Dal, and one of the most prominent of the Sikh leaders at this time, declared that ‘The Sikhs have not accepted the [3 June] Plan as such.

Dawn (12 April 1947). The three partitions of 1947 33 In keeping with the extraordinarily confused nature of this extraordinary time, Sikh leaders across the board seemed to backtrack as soon as the principle of the partition of British India (and, with it, of Punjab and Bengal) was accepted on 3 June 1947. In the second week of July 1947, when the Punjab and Bengal legislatures (each divided into an eastern and a western section) met to vote – and thus express the ‘opinion of the people’ – on whether their provinces should or should not be partitioned, each and every Sikh member of the eastern section of the Punjab Assembly voted for the division of the Punjab ( just as the Hindu members of western Bengal did in the Bengal vote on Bengal’s partition).

The three partitions of 1947 25 militancy’ had been ‘exploded’. Sections of the Muslim press declared that the community had been ‘mauled . . and the Muslims need not fear them any more’. 6 In early September 1947 Nehru, the beleaguered prime minister of newly independent India, distressed and bewildered by all that had gone so wrong, summed up the Punjab events as follows. After Rawalpindi and Multan, he wrote, ‘The Sikhs felt exceedingly bitter and angry. Certain subsequent happenings added to this bitterness, more especially the open taunts thrown out to them that they were cowards .

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