Life "In the Lion's Mouth": Another Look at Booker T. Washington

  title={Life "In the Lion's Mouth": Another Look at Booker T. Washington},
  author={Lawrence Friedman},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={337 - 351}
  • L. Friedman
  • Published 1 October 1974
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
By the end of the nineteenth century, the Southern racial climate was becoming increasingly inhospitable to the hopes and aspirations of most blacks. An unprecedented number of lynchings and widespread disfranchisement made this glaringly apparent. While Southern racial atrocities increased, the white North refused to intercede. There, writers like Thomas Nelson Page and Thomas Dixon, Jr., were in vogue-men who justified the pervasive Southern solutions to the "Negro problem." During the first… 
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  • Wallace D. Best
  • History
    Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
  • 2006
Abstract The infamous conflict between Joseph Harrison Jackson, longtime president of the National Baptist Convention, Inc. (NBC), and Martin Luther King, Jr., has attracted considerable scholarly
William Grant Still's Vision for American Music
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  • Journal of Southern History, XXXVII