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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 native land of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter was once 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 adolescence in post-Civil warfare South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography remembers a adolescence choked with the pleasures and pains of kinfolk lifestyles at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American childrens, checks and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and recognize whereas finishing nursing education and legislations university. whilst sharing the tale of her lifestyles as an activist, Hunter describes the big 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 version of A Nickel and a Prayer includes the ultimate bankruptcy, “Fireside Musings,” that Hunter additional to the second one, constrained printing of her autobiography and an creation that lauds her as a multifaceted social activist who not just engaged in racial uplift paintings, yet impacted African American cultural construction, elevated greater schooling possibilities for ladies, 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.

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