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By Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody

Virtually unknown outdoor of her followed homeland of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter used to be probably the most influential African American social activists of the early-to mid-twentieth century. In her autobiography A Nickel and a Prayer, Hunter offers an enlightening two-part narrative that remembers her youth in post-Civil warfare South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography recollects a formative years choked with the pleasures and pains of kin existence at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American youngsters, assessments and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and recognize whereas finishing nursing education and legislation college. while sharing the tale of her existence as an activist, Hunter describes the significant stumbling blocks she overcame whereas constructing an interracial coalition to help the Phillis Wheatley organization and nurturing its development from a rented domestic that supplied lodging for twenty-two girls to a nine-story development that featured 100 and thirty-five rooms.   

This new and annotated variation of A Nickel and a Prayer includes the ultimate bankruptcy, “Fireside Musings,” that Hunter extra to the second one, restricted printing of her autobiography and an creation that lauds her as a multifaceted social activist who not just engaged in racial uplift paintings, yet impacted African American cultural construction, elevated greater schooling possibilities for ladies, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this significant textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between favourite African American race leaders of the 20th century.

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