John Mercer Langston and the Fight for Black Freedom, 1829-65

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University of Illinois Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 478 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
Acknowledgments
5
Inheritor 182934
7
Love and SelfReliance 183440
30
Culture and Kinship 184043
48
Morality and Politics 184349
84
Career Reform and Thwarted Hopes 184950
130
A Nationality Before We Can Become Anybody 185052
169
Law Marriage and Public Place 185456
243
Life and Labor in a Biracial Town 185665
278
Blacks and the OberlinWellington Rescue 185659
316
Provoking the Conflict 185961
349
The Struggle to Fight for Human Liberty 186163
383
The Emergence of a National Leader 186365
418
Afterword
456
Index
459

To Work Out My Destiny 185254
205

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