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By David Howard-Pitney

ISBN-10: 1592133282

ISBN-13: 9781592133284

ISBN-10: 1592134157

ISBN-13: 9781592134151

all started by way of Puritans, the yankee jeremiad, a rhetoric that expresses indignation and urges social switch, has produced passionate and persuasive essays and speeches during the nation's heritage. displaying that black leaders have hired this verbal culture of protest and social prophecy in a fashion that's particularly African American, David Howard-Pitney examines the jeremiads of Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. DuBois, Mary McLeod Bethune, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X, in addition to extra modern figures similar to Jesse Jackson and Alan Keyes. This revised and extended variation demonstrates that the African American jeremiad remains to be vivid, serving as a barometer of religion in America's perfectibility and desire for social justice.This new version beneficial properties: * a brand new bankruptcy on Malcolm X * An up to date dialogue of Jesse Jackson * a brand new dialogue of Alan Keyes

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