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T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator

A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator( )
Editor: Alexander, Shawn Leigh
Author: Fortune, T. Thomas
Series title:New Perspectives on the History of the South Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:University Press of Florida
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

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. The editorship of three prominent black newspapers--the New York Globe, New York Freeman, and New York Age--provided Fortune with a platform to speak against racism and injustice.   For nearly five decades his was one of the most powerful voices in the press. Contemporaries such as Ida B....
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