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Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody's A Nickel and a Prayer (Regenerations) PDF

By Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody

ISBN-10: 1933202645

ISBN-13: 9781933202648

ISBN-10: 1933202653

ISBN-13: 9781933202655

Virtually unknown open air of her followed homeland of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter was once the most influential African American social activists of the early-to mid-twentieth century. In her autobiography A Nickel and a Prayer, Hunter offers an enlightening two-part narrative that remembers her early life in post-Civil battle South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography remembers a adolescence choked with the pleasures and pains of relatives lifestyles at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American youngsters, exams and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and recognize whereas finishing nursing education and legislation university. while sharing the tale of her lifestyles as an activist, Hunter describes the large stumbling blocks she overcame whereas constructing an interracial coalition to aid the Phillis Wheatley organization and nurturing its development from a rented domestic that supplied lodging for twenty-two ladies to a nine-story construction that featured 100 and thirty-five rooms.   

This new and annotated variation of A Nickel and a Prayer includes the ultimate bankruptcy, “Fireside Musings,” that Hunter additional to the second one, restricted printing of her autobiography and an advent that lauds her as a multifaceted social activist who not just engaged in racial uplift paintings, yet impacted African American cultural construction, elevated greater schooling possibilities for girls, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this crucial textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between famous African American race leaders of the 20th century.

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