The African American jeremiad : appeals for justice in America / David Howard-Pitney.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Howard-Pitney, David
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2005.
Edition:Rev. and expanded ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Frederick Douglass's Antebellum jeremiad against slavery and racism
  • The brief life of Douglass's "new nation" : from emancipation-reconstruction to returning declension, 1861-1895
  • The jeremiad in the age of Booker T. Washington : Washington versus Ida B. Wells, 1895-1915
  • Great expectations : W.E.B. Du Bois's American jeremiad in the progressive era
  • Mary McLeod Bethune and W.E.B. Du Bois : rising and waning hopes for America at midcentury
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., and America's promise in the second reconstruction, 1955-1965
  • Malcolm X : Jeremiah to blacks, damner of whites - to the end?
  • King's radical jeremiad, 1965-1968 : America as the "sick society"
  • Conclusion : the enduring black jeremiad.