By Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody
This new and annotated variation of A Nickel and a Prayer includes the ultimate bankruptcy, “Fireside Musings,” that Hunter extra to the second one, constrained 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 creation, elevated better schooling possibilities for girls, and invigorated African American philanthropy. this significant textual content restores Jane Edna Harris Hunter to her rightful position between in demand African American race leaders of the 20 th century.
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