The Resource A refugee from his race: : Albion W. Tourgâee and his fight against white supremacy, Carolyn L. Karcher, (ebook)

A refugee from his race: : Albion W. Tourgâee and his fight against white supremacy, Carolyn L. Karcher, (ebook)

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A refugee from his race: : Albion W. Tourgâee and his fight against white supremacy
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A refugee from his race:
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Albion W. Tourgâee and his fight against white supremacy
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Carolyn L. Karcher
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eng
Summary
During one of the darkest periods of U.S. history, when white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the nation, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905) forged an extraordinary alliance with African Americans. Acclaimed by blacks as "one of the best friends of the Afro-American people this country has ever produced" and reviled by white Southerners as a race traitor, Tourgee offers an ideal lens through which to reexamine the often caricatured relations between progressive whites and African Americans. He collaborated closely with African Americans in founding an interracial civil rights organization eighteen years before the inception of the NAACP, in campaigning against lynching alongside Ida B. Wells and Cleveland Gazette editor Harry C. Smith, and in challenging the ideology of segregation as lead counsel for people of color in the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case. Here, Carolyn L. Karcher provides the first in-depth account of this collaboration. Drawing on Tourgee's vast correspondence with African American intellectuals, activists, and ordinary folk, on African American newspapers and on his newspaper column, "A Bystander's Notes," in which he quoted and replied to letters from his correspondents, the book also captures the lively dialogue about race that Tourgee and his contemporaries carried on
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Midwest
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1945-
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Karcher, Carolyn L.
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  • 813/.4
  • B
  • 323.1196/073
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Tourgâee, Albion W
  • Political activists
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • National Citizens' Rights Association (U.S.)
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
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adult
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A refugee from his race: : Albion W. Tourgâee and his fight against white supremacy, Carolyn L. Karcher, (ebook)
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9781469627960
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718971
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remote
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11718971
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A refugee from his race: : Albion W. Tourgâee and his fight against white supremacy, Carolyn L. Karcher, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469627960
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718971
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718971
System control number
MWT11718971
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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