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 outdoor of her followed native land of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter used to be some of 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 recalls her adolescence in post-Civil warfare South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography remembers a early life packed with the pleasures and pains of family members lifestyles at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American childrens, exams and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and admire whereas finishing nursing education and legislation university. while sharing the tale of her lifestyles as an activist, Hunter describes the sizeable hindrances she overcame whereas constructing an interracial coalition to help the Phillis Wheatley organization and nurturing its progress from a rented domestic that supplied lodging for twenty-two girls to a nine-story development 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, constrained printing of her autobiography and an creation that lauds her as a multifaceted social activist who not just engaged in racial uplift paintings, yet impacted African American cultural construction, elevated larger schooling possibilities for girls, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this crucial textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between favorite African American race leaders of the 20th century.

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Nearly unknown outdoor of her followed fatherland of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter used to be some of 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 recalls her early life in post-Civil conflict South and her activist years in Cleveland.

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