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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Politics
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Politics
Text 1. Racial Politics
Text 2. The Race Problem
•  Reading Guide
» Link


Text 3. Segregation
Text 4. The Vote
Text 5. Lynching
Text 6. Goals
Text 7. Action


RESOURCE MENU Reading Guide » Link

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2.  "Race Problem"
- Clara Ann Thompson, "Uncle Rube on the Race Problem," poem, 1900
- Frederick Douglass, "The Race Problem," address, 1890, excerpts
- Winslow Homer, The Gulf Stream, oil on canvas, 1899

    Race Problem
1903
Links
Thompson:
digilib.nypl.org/dynaweb/digs/wwm9723/@Generic__Book
TextView/1367


Douglass: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/politics/text2/douglass.pdf

Homer: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/politics/text2/homer.pdf


Online
Sources


Thompson: African American Women Writers of the 19th Century, Digital Schomburg, New York Public Library

Douglass and Homer: National Humanities Center


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