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Oldfield, J. R.

Civilization and Black Progress

Selected Writings of Alexander Crummell on the South J. R. Oldfield, ed.

Founder of the American Negro Academy, Alexander Crummell (1819–1898) played a pivotal role in later nineteenth-century debates over race and black intellect. Yet compared with the work of Du Bois and Washington, his speeches and publications have remained relatively inaccessible until now. Here... More