A White Scholar and the Black Community, 1945-1965: Essays by August Meier

By August Meier

To lecturers of African American background, August Meier is easily revered as a first-rank pupil and editor. yet few individuals are conscious of his formative studies within the 20 years following global warfare II, as a white professor educating at black schools and as an activist within the civil rights flow. This quantity brings jointly 16 of his essays written among 1945 and 1965. Meier has further a considerable creation, reflecting on these years and atmosphere the context within which the essays have been written. John H. Bracey Jr. contributes an afterword which speaks to the individuality of Meier's adventure between historians of African American experiences.

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Paper) 1. Meier, August, 1923- . 2. Afro-AmericansCivil rights. 3. Civil rights movementsUnited StatesHistory20th century. 4. Civil rights workersUnited StatesBiography. 1. Title. 98. 1'73'09045dc2092-3205 British Library Cataloguing in Publication data are available. " 3 Part I Teaching and Learning behind the Color Line 39 One. "The Racial Ancestry of the Mississippi College Negro" American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 1949 41 Two. "Tougaloo College Revisited" Unitarian Christian Register, 1951 (with Chester Slocum) 52 Three.

3 Part I Teaching and Learning behind the Color Line 39 One. "The Racial Ancestry of the Mississippi College Negro" American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 1949 41 Two. "Tougaloo College Revisited" Unitarian Christian Register, 1951 (with Chester Slocum) 52 Three. "Race Relations at Negro Colleges" Crisis, 1958 62 Four. "Black Sociologists in White America" Social Forces, 1977 73 Five. "Some Observations on the Negro Middle Class" Crisis, 1957 88 Six. Comment on E. Franklin Frazier's Black Bourgeoisie, Morgan State College Faculty Meeting, 1960 99 Seven.

Page i A White Scholar and the Black Community, 19451965 Page ii Books written or edited by August Meier Negro Thought in America, 18801915 (1963) Negro Protest Thought in the Twentieth Century (1965), edited with Francis L. Broderick. Revised edition (1971), entitled Black Protest Thought in the Twentieth Century, edited with Broderick and Elliott Rudwick From Plantation to Ghetto (1966; 3d ed. 1976), with Elliott Rudwick Black Nationalism in America (1970), edited with John H. , and Elliott Rudwick CORE: A Study in the Civil Rights Movement, 19421968 (1973), with Elliott Rudwick Along the Color Line (1976), with Elliott Rudwick Black Detroit and the Rise of the UAW (1979), with Elliott Rudwick Black Leaders of the Twentieth Century (1982), edited with John Hope Franklin Black History and the Historical Profession, 19151980 (1986), with Elliott Rudwick Black Leaders in the Nineteenth Century (1988), edited with Leon Litwack Page iii A White Scholar and the Black Community, 19451965 Essays and Reflections August Meier AFTERWORD BY John H.

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