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A refugee from his race Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy Carolyn L. Karcher

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Author:
Karcher, Carolyn L. 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
History
Place:
United States
North Carolina
Date:
2016
19th century
Notes:
ELEC copy Purchased with Adopt-a-Book funds
Elecresource
Contents:
A straight-talking advocate -- Passing for black in Pactolus Prime -- The bystander -- The National Citizens' Rights Association -- Campaigning against lynching with Ida B. Wells and Harry C. Smith -- Representing people of color and challenging Jim Crow in the Plessy case -- The view from abroad
Summary:
When white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the US, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905) forged an extraordinary alliance with African Americans. He collaborated closely with African Americans in founding an interracial civil rights organisation, in campaigning against lynching, and in challenging the ideology of segregation. Here, Carolyn L. Karcher provides the first in-depth account of this collaboration
Topic:
Political activists  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Literary  Search this
LITERARY CRITICISM--American--General  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
PS3088 .K37 2016 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unlimited users
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145184