Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law. This is the fifth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
Addams explains her support for African-American delegates at the the Progressive Party Convention in Chicago. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
Addams explains her support of African-American delegates at the the Progressive Party Convention in Chicago. This article, which appeared in The Crisis, was one of a series of articles she prepared for the election of 1912.
Partial galley proof of Addams's McClure's article about her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans.
The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.