By Joe M. Richardson,Maxine D. Jones
Even after the optimism of Reconstruction was once shattered through violence, fraud, and intimidation and the white South relegated African american citizens to segregated and disfranchised second-class citizenship, the AMA by no means deserted its declare that blacks have been equivalent in God’s sight, that any “backwardness” was once the results of situation instead of inherent inferiority, and that blacks might and may develop into equivalent voters with different americans. The association went farther in popularity of black skill, humanity, and aspirations than a lot of nineteenth and twentieth century white the United States through publicly and regularly opposing lynching, segregation, disfranchisement, and discrimination.
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Education for Liberation: The American Missionary Association and African Americans, 1890 to the Civil Rights Movement by Joe M. Richardson,Maxine D. Jones