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Uncompromising activist : Richard Greener, first black graduate of Harvard College

Author: Katherine Reynolds Chaddock
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a narrative biography of a subject who is intriguing in his own right, but is also exemplary of confounding perspectives on race and skin color then and now--probably more so now, with the enormous growth of a multiracial citizenry. 'Black' citizens always came in all shades. But they continue to be distinguished (by fellow blacks as well as whites) as 'yellow' or 'light skinned' or 'brown'--overly
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Reynolds, Katherine Chaddock, 1945-
Uncompromising activist.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016052558
(OCoLC)983568517
Named Person: Richard Theodore Greener; Richard Theodore Greener
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Reynolds Chaddock
ISBN: 9781421423302 1421423308
OCLC Number: 1004673870
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: Man Without a Race --
Boyhood Interrupted --
Being Prepared --
Experiment at Harvard --
An Accidental Academic --
Professing in a Small and Angry Place --
The Brutal Retreat --
Unsettled Advocate --
A Violent Attack and Hopeless Case --
Monumental Plans --
Off White --
Our Man in Vladivostok --
Closure in Black and White --
Epilogue: The Passing of Richard Greener.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Katherine Reynolds Chaddock.

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