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T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American agitator : a collection of writings, 1880-1928

Author: Timothy Thomas Fortune; Shawn Leigh Alexander
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008.
Series: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born enslaved in Jackson County, Florida, in 1856, T. Thomas Fortune would face in his lifetime what many argue to be the central influences on the political, social, and legal status of Africans in America. For nearly five decades, from 1880 to 1928, his was one of the most powerful voices in the press. Fortune edited, published, or wrote for most of the key organs of opinion that also served as vehicles for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928.
T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American agitator.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008
(OCoLC)608474919
Online version:
Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928.
T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American agitator.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008
(OCoLC)608553403
Named Person: Timothy Thomas Fortune
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Thomas Fortune; Shawn Leigh Alexander
ISBN: 9780813032320 0813032326
OCLC Number: 185026534
Description: xliii, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Politics, economics, and education --
Civil rights and race leadership --
Race and the color line --
Africa, emigration, and colonialism.
Series Title: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Responsibility: edited by Shawn Leigh Alexander.
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Born into slavery, T Thomas Fortune was known as the dean of African American journalism by the time of his death in the early twentieth century. This anthology demonstrates the breadth of his  Read more...

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