“We must realize that our party’s most powerful weapon is racial tension. By propounding
into the consciousness of the dark races that for centuries they have been oppressed by
the whites, we can mould them to the program of the Communist Party. In America we will
aim for subtle victory. While inflaming the Negro minority against the whites, we will
endeavor to install in the whites a guilt complex for their exploitation of the Negroes.
We will aid the Negroes to rise in prominence in every walk of life, in the professions
and in the world of sports and entertainment. With this prestige, the Negro will be able
to intermarry with the whites and begin a process which will deliver America to our
cause.”
-Israel Cohen, A Racial Program For The 20th Century (1912) quoted by Congressman
Abernathy, Congressional Record (1957), p. 8559

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