Zachernuk, review of Edward Wilmot Blyden and the Racial Nationalist Imagination by Teshale Tibebu, Africa: The Journal of the International African Institute, Volume 84, Number 3 (August 2014): 494-495; Gloria Chuku, "African Intellectuals As Cultural Nationalists: A Comparative Analysis Of Edward Wilmot Blyden And Mbonu Ojike," Journal of African American History, Volume 99, Number 4 (Fall 2014): 350-378; Barbara Celarent, review of Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race
by Edward W.
We of the Negro race
are suffering more than any other race in the world from propaganda--propaganda to destroy our hopes, our ambitions and our confidence in self" [1:15].
Webster Davis, The Industrial History of the Negro Race
of the United States (Richmond, Va., 1911); George Haynes, The Negro at Work in New York City: A Study in Economic Progress (New York, 1912); and George W.
Black Folk Then and Now." An Essay in the History and Sociology of the Negro Race
. New York: Henry Holt, 1939.
Miller states "I have known and in a measure have touched and been touched by the great men and measure who have shaped the destiny of the Negro race
. I have seen the political experiment reach its height under Douglass and Langston, Pinchback and Bruce, and have seen it fade almost to nullity." (20)
Kwesi Quartey, Ghana's deputy high commissioner to the UK and a historian in his own right, concludes his two-part article setting the legal basis for slavery reparations, and asks: "Will Great Britain be able to mobilise the moral courage to take the lead in this struggle for truth and justice--'to atone to the negro race
for their accumulated wrongs', which we believe, could put the Great back into Britain?"
The accusation that I wrote 'The Clansman' to appeal to prejudice or assault the negro race
is, of course, the silliest nonsense.
In 1963, in an essay for The Saturday Evening Post, Kilpatrick wrote: "The Negro race
, as a race, is in fact an inferior race ....
He found such an abundance of sources that he felt it necessary to write a general history of the "Negro." He retired from public life and worked for seven years researching and writing his monumental A History of the Negro Race
in America from 1619 to 1880.
Du Bois, outlining his beliefs in God, the Negro race
, the devil, pride, the Prince of peace, service, liberty for all men, the training of children and patience.
The argument that "the proximity of the Negro race
to good property means its undoing" was by far the most oft-repeated mantra of segregationists, from the leadership to the grassroots.
To consider slavery in relation to the Negro race
alone is total humbug and the present day imposters would be rendering God and mankind better service if they emphasised that their emancipation was brought about largely as a result of the efforts of such true Christians as William Wilberforce.
"Like Strom Thurmond" Lott says, "he was well past his firebrand days, and had become more moderate on civil rights issues as each year passed." Since Colmer still opposed civil rights bills, it is hard to tell what Lott means by "moderate." In 1969, according to The New York Times, Lott drafted a letter for Colmer lamenting "enactment of legislation unduly favorable to the Negro race
If they did, the Negro race
would be in a paradise on earth.