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TITLEAbdu'l-Bahá's 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Discourse for Interracial Emancipation
AUTHOR 1Christopher Buck
AUTHOR 2Nahzy Abadi Buck
ABSTRACTPresentation at Grand Canyon Bahá'í Conference on Abdu'l-Bahá and the Black Intelligentsia, especially W. E. B. Du Bois; his speech to the NAACP; and reproductions of many newspaper clippings covering his visit to Washington, DC.
NOTES Some content of this presentation comes from the paper "‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation," in ‘Abdu’l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity, ed. Negar Mottahedeh (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); see
TAGS* `Abdu'l-Bahá, Writings and talks of; `Abdu'l-Bahá, Travels of (documents); African Americans; Howard University, Washington, DC; National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Newspaper articles; Race; United States (documents); Universities; W.E.B. Du Bois; Washington, DC, USA
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