WARNING: Contains racist imagery!
Extracted from the July 1912 issue of Cartoons Magazine, the above two pages preceded the 1912 U.S. Invasion/Intervention of Cuba, to put down an armed uprising of Afro-Cubans, who were rebelling against discrimination and poor living conditions. The uprising was known in Cuba as the “Little Race War”, and was led by Evaristo Estenoz, of the Colored Independent Party (click here, to see a cartoon from a few months ago, referring to this Party).
This historical event will surface again, when we later reach cartoons involving the sending of U.S. troops.
Click on the above picture, to view the cartoons in detail, and read their text and captions.
BlackHistory William Howard Taft