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The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era

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The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era - Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling
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In this outstanding cultural biography, the author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through Reconstruction to the Jim Crow Era--embodied in the experiences of an influential figure of the time, academic, entrepreneur, and political activist and black history pioneer Daniel Murray. In the wake of the Civil War, Daniel Murray, born free and educated in ...

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The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era 2018, Amistad Press

ISBN-13: 9780062346100

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