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Black Society

1 rating: 5.0
A book by Gerri Major

Answering questions about black society from the 1700s to the mid 1970s, this chronicle was written from the point of view of a woman who spent 50 years documenting the activities of the often alluded to but largely unknown class of black Americans. … see full wiki

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Author: Gerri Major
Publisher: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc.
1 review about Black Society

Great historical detail of early African Americans

  • Aug 22, 1999
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This book was filled with black history from the days since slavery into the first half of the twentieth century. Ms. Majors was immersed in African American upper class society and knew her subject well. I would recommend this book before Lawrence o. Graham's "Our Kind of People". There were some outdated attitudes in relation to that groups fixation on skin color but otherwise an insightful discourse.

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