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" A friend of mine who went to Liberia to study conditions once came upon a negro shut up with-in a hovel reading Cicero's orations. That was all right. The negro has as much right to read Cicero's orations in Africa as a white man does in America. But... "
Booker T. Washington in Perspective: Essays of Louis R. Harlan - Page 67
edited by - 2006 - 210 pages
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The Booker T. Washington Papers: 1895-98

Booker T. Washington, Louis R. Harlan, Raymond W. Smock - Social Science - 1975 - 593 pages
...am so hard, and de sun am so hot, I beleive dis heah darky am called to preach.' " "A friend of mine who went to Liberia to study conditions once came...Cicero's orations like a gentleman with his pants on." "I can't tell the exact day or place of my birth. But I have fairly conclusive evidence that I...
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Alexander Crummell: A Study of Civilization and Discontent

Wilson Jeremiah Moses - Social Science - 1989 - 400 pages
...have been a direct reference to Crummell's Liberian years, told the following story: A friend of mine who went to Liberia to study conditions once came...Cicero's orations like a gentleman with his pants on.17 Crummell's objection was to Washington's ridiculing tone, rather than to the content of his narrative....
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W. E. B. Du Bois: The Quest for the Abolition of the Color Line

Zhang Juguo - History - 2001 - 195 pages
...But the problem was that the man had no pants on! "I want a tailor shop first so that the negro [sic] can sit down and read Cicero's orations like a gentleman with his pants on," Washington amusingly concluded.30 To African Americans, Washington thought, achieving economic...
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