Lugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern Reformer

Lugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern Reformer

by Jacqueline Anne Rouse

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Overview

From the turn of the century until her death in 1947, Lugenia Burns Hope worked to promote black equality—in Atlanta as the wife of John Hope, president of both Morehouse College and Atlanta University, and on a national level in her discussions with such influential leaders as W.E.B. Du Bois and Jessie Daniel Ames. Highlighting the life of the zealous reformer, Jacqueline Anne Rouse offers a portrait of a seemingly tireless woman who worked to build the future of her race.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820323862
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 01/16/2004
Series: Brown Thrasher Books Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

JACQUELINE ANNE ROUSE is an associate professor of African American history in the Department of History and an associate faculty in the African American Studies Department at Georgia State University. She is a coeditor of Women in the Civil Rights Movement, 1941-1965.

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