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T. Thomas Fortune: Militant Journalist.
T. Thomas Fortune: Militant Journalist.

T. Thomas Fortune: Militant Journalist.


Enslaved from birth, the biography of Timothy Thomas Fortune who ascended to become the “dean of Negro journalists in America. The program and methods proposed in his contentious editorials in the New York Age and other publications anticipate the direction which the civil rights movement would take in the twentieth century. He has been cited as the most influential Negro between the eras of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington ... an extraordinary champion of human rights.” (book jacket)


Description: T. Thomas Fortune: Militant Journalist.

Chicago and London: The University of Chicago, (1972). 388pp. First Edition. Inscribed and Signed by the Editor, John Hope Franklin. Publisher’s cloth with dust jacket.  Very faint spotting to edges of text block, else Near Fine.

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Price: $35.00