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Transformation of the African American Intelligentsia 1880-2012

Transformation of the African American Intelligentsia 1880-2012

by Martin Kilson,
The Florida Courier, August 1, 2014

With the end of Reconstruction in the 1870s, former slaves and their children were left to fend for themselves. In their quest for equal rights and opportunities, African-Americans depended to no small extent on the leadership of an intelligentsia.

 

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