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By Jane Edna Hunter,Rhondda Robinson Thomas,Joycelyn Moody

Virtually unknown open air of her followed place of birth of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Harris Hunter used to be some of 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 recalls her youth in post-Civil struggle South and her activist years in Cleveland. First released in 1940, Hunter’s autobiography remembers a youth full of the pleasures and pains of relations existence at the former plantation the place her ancestors had toiled, adventures and achievements in faculties for African American youngsters, checks and trials in the course of her short marriage, and popularity and appreciate whereas finishing nursing education and legislation university. whilst sharing the tale of her existence as an activist, Hunter describes the gigantic stumbling blocks she overcame whereas constructing an interracial coalition to aid the Phillis Wheatley organization and nurturing its progress 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 additional 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 construction, 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 widespread African American race leaders of the 20th century.

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