Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence: 1818-1913

By: Alice Moore Dunbar, editor

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51 speeches by prominent African-American leaders include Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" address, Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?," plus speeches by W. E. B. Du Bois, Fanny Jackson, Rev. W. J. Gaines, and many others.

Title: Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence: 1818-1913

Author: Alice Moore Dunbar, editor

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $12.95

Categories: African American,

Publisher: Dover Publications:

ISBN Number: 0486411427

ISBN Number 13: 9780486411422

Binding: Paperback

Book Details: 384 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, Dover Publications

Seller ID: 411427

Description: This collection of speeches by prominent African-American leaders focuses on issues defining the black experience in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 51 selections focus on slavery, emigration to Africa, abolition, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow segregation. Speeches include Booker T. Washington's "Atlanta Compromise" address, W. E. B. Du Bois' discourse on training of Negroes for social reform, Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?", plus addresses by Fanny Jackson, Rev. W. J. Gaines, Robert Russa Moton, and many others.