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By Lily Hardy Hammond,Elna C. Green

"Our challenge isn't racial, yet human and financial. . . . We carry the Negro racially liable for stipulations universal to all races on his monetary plane." The writings of reformer Lily Hardy Hammond (1859-1925) are choked with such forthright criticisms of southern white attitudes towards African Americans--enough in order that her stature as a southern revolutionary philosopher would appear guaranteed. but Hammond, who as soon as stood on the highbrow heart of the southern women's social gospel move and was once in her time the South's so much prolific woman author at the "race question," has been marginalized.

This quantity reprints In Black and White, crucial of Hammond's ten books, in addition to a sampling of the handfuls of articles she released. Elna C. Green's biographical creation tells of Hammond's marriage to a widespread Methodist minister and educator. It additionally lines Hammond's occupation in the context of winning gender and racial attitudes within the Jim Crow South. Hammond, who had roots in Methodist domestic challenge paintings, was once additionally energetic in such secular and ecumenical firms because the Southern Sociological Congress, the fee on Interracial Cooperation, and the nationwide organization for the development of coloured humans. Hammond labored along blacks to advertise schooling, enhance dwelling stipulations, and forestall lynching. As a suffragist and temperance recommend, she prompt the leaders of these principally white women's routine to companion with African Americans.

Historians of faith, social technology, and race relatives will welcome the reintroduction of this extraordinary yet almost forgotten figure.

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