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Locke told his mother how the editor, Monroe Trotter, had caused an uproar in 1903 when he disrupted a meeting of the National Negro Business League in Boston. Trotter ended up serving a thirty day sentence for disturbing the peace. This incident brought to a head the rivalry between Du Bois and Washington, as Du Bois was now forced to side with Trotter and his allies. Sentiment in Boston was largely antiWashington, since the liberal blacks of New England saw his Tuskegee idea of practical education as far too accommodationist.
10 Some of the seeds of Jamesian pragmatism can be detected in an answer Locke wrote for his mid-year exam in Royce’s Philosophy 9, just about one year later than the Philosophy 4 exam: Experience . . is not coterminous with perception [or] with consciousness, but is especially reserved for that realm of the external meaning, that field of the verification of mental facts, which by reason of its apparent externality and objectivity seems to be a realm of independent validity that confirms or refutes our mental purposes, as they are expressed or attempted to be expressed in actions.
Locke’s relationship with his mother grew and deepened and solidified over the years. She came to represent all the ideals that he felt were worth striving for, and when he began to outstrip her cultural learning he saw to it that her reading was widened and her cultural activities maintained or even increased. He was able in his later years to comprehend the relationship in something like a three-dimensional context. One of his autobiographical notes sums it up with striking clarity and honesty: My wise and loving Mother dipped me as a very young child in the magic waters of cold cynicism and haughty distrust and disdain of public opinion and died with satisfaction of an almost hurt-proof child.