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A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem

Auhtor: Charles Cook

Language: english
Published: 1899

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african american studies,  essays
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Summary of the Book 'A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem':

A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem The American Negro His History And Literature by Charles C Cook. Living as we do in the midst of a people which if not of unmixed English blood is at least English in institutions language and laws where can we better read our destiny than in the pages of English history In our own hearts some will at once answer. But no the thread of our fate is to-day more in the hands of the American people than in our own.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Comparative Study Of The Negro Problem':


... in institutions, language and laws, where can we better read our destiny than in the pages of English history. In our own hearts, some will at once ...
... middle Ages our Emperor has lived behind a screen and has never trodden the earth. Nothing of what went on outside his screen ever perated his sacred ...
... the world, in order to establish the foundations of empire. These words, says the translator, seem an echo of the prophetic question of the Hebrew ...
... the missionary, Alfred, the greatest of the Saxon kings, ascended the throne. The intellectual condition of England at that time, may be described ...
... the insulation of England was the most striking among the favorable circumstances, so love of independence became the distinguishing feature of the ...
... superiority in the numbers of the French was unavailing. But, on the other hand, it was the same spirit which caused the Saxon freeman to stay away ...
... by desire for victory in war, and kept obedient by bewilderment of machinery. Forced to reconcile themselves to Norman usurpation of all power in church ...
... that school of discipline we have been excluded for more than two hundred years. That we have not quite forgotten our early lessons, our fidelity to ...
... are not united, you don't act together. Now, as it happened, it was otherwise in this instance, and I hastened to say that all of the colored teachers ...
... common law is but a stepmother of justice her own child is prosperity. The Saxon came to England a pirate. He grew to be a merchant, often returning, ...
... must be, they say, a humble, or at least, an inconspicuous one. We should stoop to conquer, one tells us while another, phrasing technically the same ...
... a spirit of stubborn clinging to rights deemed inalienable, must be held to justify us in raising the question: which path is the Negro pursuing, ...
... offshoots from the same stock, the German of the North can hardly understand the German of the South Dutch and English vessels have fought desperately ...
... spread over the material beneath. That this is the real belief of nearly every one of us, and has always been so, our judgment of the conduct of individuals ...
... lowliest. But we have so little faith to-day, that I hardly doubt that there is chiming in the ears of many in this audience the refrain:-This is ...
... snow-storm drove Cuthbert's boat on the coast of Fife. The snow closes the road along the shore, mourned his comrades, the storm bars our way over sea. ...
... and tradition, that understanding among men and between generations which is stronger than law. It is the peculiar weakness of our efforts at organization, ...
... and until our many society constitutions, in part at least, codify existing customs, it is like making ropes of sands to expect our organizations ...
... chess with God as our adversary. All efforts to improve our state are bountiful, which are made after prayer, but other plans than those conceived in ...
... my mind to those that I can trust. Charles Dudley Warner : EqualityBlack Workers' Struggle for Equality in Birmingham is a 2001 book written by David ...