The Making of an Afro-American, Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885.


Biography of Black abolitionist, journalist, physician, and soldier, Martin R. Delany, a close collaborator of Frederick Douglass and a proponent of African colonization, the authors referring to him as “the father of black nationalism.” Delany and Douglass co-founded the Black anti-slavery newspaper, The North Star. Commissioned as a major during the Civil War, Delany became the first field grade officer in the United States Army. He subsequently was a Freedmen’s Bureau official during Reconstruction and a participant in the Colored Conventions Movement.


Description: The Making of an Afro-American, Martin Robison Delany, 1812-1885.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., (1971). First Edition. Publisher’s cloth in dust jacket which has light soil and brief rubbing; Very Good.

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Price: $35.00

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