Examines the speeches and writings of Frederick Douglass, Booker T Washington, Ida B Wells, W E B Du Bois, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther King, Jr, and Jesse Jackson to show how black leaders have employed American jeremiad to create a variant that is specifically Afro-American.

Afro-American Jeremiad 1993, Temple University Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9781566390866

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