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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 open air of her followed fatherland of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter used to be some of the most influential African American social activists of the early-to mid-twentieth century. In her autobiography A Nickel and a Prayer, Hunter offers an enlightening two-part narrative that remembers her youth in post-Civil warfare South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography recollects a early life jam-packed with the pleasures and pains of kin lifestyles at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American childrens, exams and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and appreciate whereas finishing nursing education and legislations institution. while sharing the tale of her lifestyles as an activist, Hunter describes the vast stumbling blocks 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 construction, elevated better schooling possibilities for ladies, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this crucial textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between in demand African American race leaders of the 20 th century.

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