The Story of the Negro Retold. [Second Edition]
African American history for school students authored by “The Father of Black History”, Carter G. Woodson, Black historian, and prolific author.
The Story of the Negro Retold went through many editions.
Woodson begins the book with the African Diaspora and proceeds to write of slavery in America; the African Americans in the American Revolution; the continued development of American slavery; Abolitionism; Reconstruction; the Negro Problem”, African Americans in the First World War and so forth.
This second edition covers up to and including the middle years of America’s Great Depression and adds content on the health of Black Americans; their social pursuits and business activities; Black Church life, education and social welfare.
Concluding content addresses the “Higher Aim” of Black Americans: to never forget the difficult past or their achievements.
Description: The Story of the Negro Retold. [Second Edition]
Washington, D.C: The Associated Publishers, (1935). Second Edition. viii, 369pp. Publisher’s cloth lettered in black, without the scarce dust jacket. Illus. with tables and numerous half-tones from photographs. An excellent tight and clean near fine copy.