BooknewsThis portion of a 31-volume series showcasing African American women writers provides twin offerings. The biographical account of the first black secretary of the YMCA's international committee related by his wife, is paired with her and her co-worker's reissued memoir chronicling the former's extension of Mr. Hunton's work serving black troops abroad during World War I after his death in 1916. Addie Waites Hunton (1875-1943), the only black student in her 1889 college class, was a noteworthy advocate for African Americans in her own right. Johnson was an early field worker for the NAACP. For readers in African American Studies and beyond. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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