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America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Nikki M. Taylor

Abstract

America’s First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark is a political and intellectual biography of one of the foremost activists, intellectuals, orators, and politicians in 19th century African-American history whose life is a testament to the black radical intellectual and political traditions. As a black radical intellectual, Peter H. Clark (1829-1925) used education, oratory, and editorials to confront the American conscience, critique the hypocrisies in the national discourse, and articulate a radical, more inclusive, democratic, and egalitarian vision of America. As a pionee ... More

Keywords: Radicals, Black politics, Socialism, Black Leadership, Abolitionism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813140773
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nikki M. Taylor, author