The new Negro : readings on race, representation, and African American culture, 1892-1938 / edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Gene Andrew Jarrett.
When African American intellectuals announced the birth of the "New Negro" around the turn of the twentieth century, they were attempting through a bold act of renaming to change the way blacks were depicted and perceived in America. By challenging stereotypes of the Old Negro, and declari...
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