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Early Black Leaders in Boston
PostCivil War Black Leaders in Boston
Bostons Black Elite
The Boston Brahmins in 1950
The Contemporary Social Structure of the Black Upper Class
Factors in the Lifestyle of Bostons Black Elite Women
Bostons Black Brahmins A Microscopic View
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abolitionist accepted activities American appeared basis black community Boston Brahmin Boston Negro Bostonians Cambridge century CHAPTER Chicago church colored cultural daughter debutantes early economic England Franklin Frazier Frazier Freedom's Birthplace frequently girls Greek-letter Harvard House husbands Ibid important indicated institution interest intermarriage interracial larger society Lewis Hayden living marriage married Massachusetts membership munity Myrdal Negro community Negro elite Negro group Negro sample Negro society Negro structure Negro upper class Negro women Negroes in Boston Niagara Movement non-Brahmin occupation organizations pattern percent period persons Philadelphia political problem prominent proper Bostonian question questionnaire race racial role Ruffin segregation significant slaves social clubs social leaders status stratification Street tion Trotter Underground Railroad upper-class Negro values W. E. B. Du Bois Warner Washington Wendell Phillips West End West Indians white and Negro white sample William Winsor School York
Page 8 - ... work, or morals. They teach the masses to a very small extent, mingle with them but little, do not largely hire their labor. Instead then of social classes held together by strong ties of mutual interest we have in the case of the Negroes, classes who have much to keep them apart, and only community of blood and color prejudice to bind them together. If the Negroes were by themselves either a strong aristocratic system or a dictatorship would for the present prevail.
Page 7 - The prejudiced reader, I feel well assured, will smile at the designation " higher classes of colored society." The public — or at least the great body, who have not been at the pains to make an examination — have long been accustomed to regard the people of color as one consolidated mass, all huddled together, without any particular or general distinctions, social or otherwise.