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The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

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The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Pellom McDaniels III

The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy explores the extraordinary life and career of one of the nineteenth century's most important exemplars of African American potentiality. Murphy was born during slavery and died at the beginning of Jim Crow segregation—one of the many crossroads in America's social, economic, and political development—and his life followed the contours of American history. He was raised among people who took seriously the promises of the Declaration of Independence, and Isaac's achievements were a testament to the commitment of Lexington's African American ... Read more

 

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