A SIX-POINT PROGRAM
THE ABANDONED WAR plants that dot the landscape of the Pacific Coast States, the Providence Canyon in Georgia that is eating away many cubic yards of earth with each passing year, and the terrific pressure within Chicago's Black Metropolis to find living space and from without to deny it living space, are all indications of the same malady. The people of the United States have won for themselves political independence; their Bill of Rights contains the needed guarantees against interference with civil liberties; but we have failed to make the needed adjustments in our economy in many instances and we have failed to change our public policies as rapidly as economic realities demand. In consequence, we have permitted unknowingly the erection of a private government to duplicate our public government.
To maintain that an industry can exist in Georgia, Oregon, or New Mexico, only as a crude processor and a satellite of some monopoly, indicates a weakness that is not characteristic of the American people. To insist that the Negro has only the