T. Thomas Fortune: Militant Journalist.
Inscribed and signed by John Hope Franklin, the noted historian and editor of this series. The biography of Timothy Thomas Fortune who was enslaved at birth and became 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. Hardcover. Faint spotting text block’s edges else a near fine copy in dust jacket.