Decades before Marcus Garvey, W E B Du Bois, and Malcolm X, Martin Robison Delany 18121885 proclaimed his pride in being black, and demanded not only emancipation but independence for African Americans Grandson of an African prince, son of a slave, Delany lived a life of singular achievement the first African American explorer to venture into the heart of Africa the publisher, editor, and writer of one of the first black newspapers in the U.S one of the first three blacks admitted to Harvard Medical School the first black to hold field grade rank of U.S Army major during the Civil War as well as prominent careers as an author, doctor, ethnologist, orator, judge, Freedmen s Bureau official, and spokesman for black nationalism This assiduously researched biography brings into vivid focus the life and times of Delany, whose militant, uncompromising voice is as vital today as it was than a century ago....
|Title||:||The Making Of An Afro-american: Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885|
|Publisher||:||Da Capo Press August 22, 1996|
|Number of Pages||:||368 pages|
|File Size||:||770 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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"The Making of An Afro-American: Martin Robison Delany" by Dorothy Sterling is an inspiring account of the life of Martin Robison Delany (1812-1885) a publisher, author, abolitionist, explorer, Harvard medical doctor, judge, editor, U.S. Army Major in the Civil War, ethnologist, and the father of Black Nationalism. This great man of color broke every stereotype ever created to impede the progress of African-Americans. This is a rich, textured path through the 19th Century as this book focuses on the extraordinary life of Martin R. Delany. Not to be missed.