This is the first known attempt by any group, organization or individual to collect the personal genealogical studies of a statewide group of Afro-Americans and present these materials in volume form. Forward by Alex Haley. This collection of African-American stories contains representations from 85% of North Carolina counties. N0012HB - $45.00... can boast of having had a black writer to its credit no later than a few months after George Washington was inaugurated in 1789 as the first president of the United States. ... This black poet was George Moses Horton, about whose identity there need be no conjecture, as there must be concerning Caesar. ... a market for acrostics formed on the initial letters of the names of their absent sweethearts.
|Title||:||The Heritage of Blacks in North Carolina|
|Author||:||Linda Simmons-Henry, Philip N. Henry, Carol Speas|
|Publisher||:||Delmar Pub - 1990-10-01|