The Negro: The Hope Or The Despair Of Christianity. Reverdy C. RANSOM.

The Negro: The Hope Or The Despair Of Christianity

Boston: Ruth Hill, 1935. First Edition. The subject of a brief address delivered by Ransom at a session of the Fellowship of Faiths in Chicago, IL, dealing with issues relating to the Negro and Christianity, and discussing both the future of the Negro in the US, as well as racial problems facing the Negro in a "Christian state." Ransom was a respected author and speaker, a Bishop of the A.M.E. church, and a major voice for civil right, whose speeches inspired the founding of the N.A.A.C.P. With a brief introductory word by W.E.B. Du Bois and a preface by R.R. Wright, Jr. Octavo (20.5cm); red vertical-ribbed cloth, with titling and rule stamped in gilt and in blind to spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 98pp. Hint of spotting to top edge of text, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $1.50), lightly rubbed and edgeworn, with chips to spine ends (not affecting titles) and a few small tears; Very Good+.

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