Attached is 1929 book review of What the Negro Thinks
by Robert Moton (1867 – 1940).
"Like other writers of his race who have treated the question of the Negro's place in American life, Dr. Moton discusses the discrimination against the Black man...he dwells upon that popular prejudice which has brought the Negro to believe that he has no chance at the polls or in the courts."
"[To the Negro] the white man sometimes seems a bit pathetic in his insistence upon keeping the worth of the Negro hidden, in refusing to recognize skill and talent, honor and virtue, strength and goodness simply because it wears a black skin. To him, the white man's apparent dread of the Negro is incomprehensible..."
You might also care to read another article from 1929: Black America, reviewed by Langston Hughes