Black Freemasonry: From Prince Hall to the Giants of Jazz

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The history of black Freemasonry from Boston and Philadelphia in the late 1700s through the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement - Examines the letters of Prince Hall, legendary founder of the first black lodge - Reveals how many of the most influential jazz musicians of the 20th century were also Masons, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Nat King Cole - Explores the origins of the Civil Rights Movement within black Freemasonry and the roles played by Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois When the ...

Black Freemasonry: From Prince Hall to the Giants of Jazz 2016, Inner Traditions International

ISBN-13: 9781620554876

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