The Agitator's Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family

The Agitator's Daughter: A Memoir of Four Generations of One Extraordinary African-American Family

by Sheryll Cashin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786721726
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 07/31/2008
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
File size: 488 KB

About the Author

Sheryll Cashin, professor of law at Georgetown University, writes about race relations and inequality in America. Her book The Failures of Integration was an Editors' Choice in the New York Times Book Review, and was a finalist for the 2005 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for non-fiction.

Table of Contents


Cashin Family Tree     viii
My Inheritance     1
The Lore     7
Miscegenation     13
Philadelphia     29
Reconstruction     37
Uplift the Race     47
The Talented Tenth     65
Man-Child     87
Manhood     99
Civil Rights     127
Integration     155
The National Democratic Party of Alabama     177
Altruism     209
Reversal     217
Independence     239
Notes     259
Sources     261
Acknowledgments     267

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