Read e-book online A Nickel and a Prayer (Regenerations) PDF

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 essentially 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 adolescence in post-Civil conflict South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography recollects a youth jam-packed with the pleasures and pains of relatives lifestyles at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American little ones, exams and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and appreciate whereas finishing nursing education and legislation college. whilst sharing the tale of her lifestyles as an activist, Hunter describes the great stumbling blocks she overcame whereas constructing an interracial coalition to help the Phillis Wheatley organization and nurturing its development 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 version of A Nickel and a Prayer includes the ultimate bankruptcy, “Fireside Musings,” that Hunter further to the second one, constrained 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 larger schooling possibilities for girls, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this significant textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between famous African American race leaders of the 20th century.

Show description

Read or Download A Nickel and a Prayer (Regenerations) PDF

Best ethnic & national biographies books

Download e-book for iPad: Miracle at Mile Marker 313: The true story of trauma, trials by Craig Stephen Smith,LaDonna J. Smith

What occurs while lifestyles will get became the wrong way up and loss of life comes knocking at your door? On June nine, 2009, Craig and LaDonna Smith discovered in a bad twist of fate on a lonely stretch on Interstate 25 at mile marker 313 in northern New Mexico. Miracle at Mile Marker 313 is the fantastic tale of this couple’s deep trauma and brave conflict to outlive.

Call Me Hank: A Stó:lõ Man's Reflections on Logging, Living, by Henry Pennier,Keith Thor Carlson,Kristina Fagan PDF

'My identify is Henry George Pennier and so one can be a pal of mine please you'll name me Hank. ' So starts 'Call Me Hank,' the autobiography of Hank Pennier (1904-1991): logger, storyteller, and self-described 'halfbreed. ' during this paintings, Pennier deals considerate reflections on growing to be up as a non-status Aboriginal individual on or close to a Stó:lõ reserve, trying to find paintings of every kind in the course of tough occasions as a tender guy, and dealing as a logger during the melancholy of the Thirties as much as his retirement.

Lifetime in Gatlinburg, A: Martha Cole Whaley Remembers - download pdf or read online

This present day, Gatlinburg is an idyllic mountain lodge. however the Sugarlands Valley within the 1910s could not were extra diversified. Martha Cole Whaley begun her existence at the outskirts of the town and has witnessed firsthand the enjoyment and fight of a couple of hundred years within the sector. Her wealthy reports comprise what it was once prefer to consume onion tops for an after-school snack, shower in a washtub at the back of the range and notice a zip for the 1st time at the boots of the mailman.

When the Sun Reaches the Mountain by Christine Cassano PDF

Whilst the solar Reaches the Mountainis Christine Cassano's really good precise tale of fight and perseverance. during this own, talking narrative, she portrays existence within the 1940's and 50’s at the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington country, beginning a window into the lives of individuals ignored through such a lot.

Additional info for A Nickel and a Prayer (Regenerations)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Nickel and a Prayer (Regenerations) by Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody

by Anthony

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 23 votes