Book Description

From the Back Cover 'The opposition to Negro education in the South was at first bitter, and showed itself in ashes, insult, and blood; for the South believed an educated Negro to be a dangerous Negro....Nevertheless men strive to know.'--W.E.B. DuBois, Of the Dawn of Freedom Read more About the Author Marisa Parham graduated from Washington University (St. Louis) with a degree in English. She is currently working toward her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Columbia University.Manie Barron is an associate editor and African American sales specialist at Random House in New York City. He is the editor of the critically acclaimed book Lest We Forget. Read more