Harris, A.H.

The Race Question

"Statement of Cardinal Gibbons respecting the influence of education on the negro race have excited wide-spread attention.  He expresses the opinion that the system of education which has been adopted has been a mistake, and that while mental processes have been quickened, moral functions have been overlooked, and thus by education the negro has been injured rather than benefitted…." 

"A. H. Harris, at one time connected with the Institute at Petersburg, in an address before a meeting of school superintendents, in which he urged the employment of colored teachers…." 

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