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Overview

First published in 1903, this eloquent collection of essays exposed the magnitude of racism in our society. The book endures today as a classic document of American social and political history: a manifesto that has influenced generations with its transcendent vision for change.

A collection of 14 essays which records the cruelties of racism, and celebrates the strength and pride of black America.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602069428
  • Publisher: Cosimo
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 540
  • Sales rank: 944,964
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

The Forethought
I Of Our Spiritual Strivings 3
II Of the Dawn of Freedom 15
III Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others 43
IV Of the Meaning of Progress 62
V Of the Wings of Atalanta 76
VI Of the Training of Black Men 89
VII Of the Black Belt 111
VIII Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece 136
IX Of the Sons of Master and Man 164
X Of the Faith of the Fathers 190
XI Of the Passing of the First-Born 209
XII Of Alexander Crummell 217
XIII Of the Coming of John 230
XIV Of the Sorrow Songs 252
The Afterthought 268
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