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By Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody

ISBN-10: 1933202645

ISBN-13: 9781933202648

ISBN-10: 1933202653

ISBN-13: 9781933202655

Virtually unknown outdoor of her followed place of origin of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter used to be the most influential African American social activists of the early-to mid-twentieth century. In her autobiography A Nickel and a Prayer, Hunter provides an enlightening two-part narrative that recalls her early life in post-Civil warfare South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography remembers a formative years full of the pleasures and pains of relations existence at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in colleges for African American youngsters, checks and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and recognize whereas finishing nursing education and legislation college. whilst sharing the tale of her lifestyles as an activist, Hunter describes the significant hindrances she overcame whereas constructing an interracial coalition to aid the Phillis Wheatley organization and nurturing its progress from a rented domestic that supplied lodging for twenty-two girls to a nine-story development that featured 100 and thirty-five rooms.   

This new and annotated variation of A Nickel and a Prayer includes the ultimate bankruptcy, “Fireside Musings,” that Hunter additional to the second one, restricted printing of her autobiography and an advent that lauds her as a multifaceted social activist who not just engaged in racial uplift paintings, yet impacted African American cultural creation, elevated greater schooling possibilities for girls, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this crucial textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between well-known African American race leaders of the 20th century.

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