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Brawley, Benjamin

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — United States History.

(1882–1939), educator, historian, and critic.

As was customary for many black intellectuals during his day, Benjamin Brawley received two college degrees—one from a black...

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Brawley, Benjamin

Roger A. Schuppert.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1129 words.

educator and author, was born Benjamin Griffith Brawley in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Margaret Saphronia Dickerson and Edward

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Brawley, Benjamin

Jean Ballard Terepka.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 879 words.

educator, social historian, and literary critic. The son of a prominent Baptist minister, Benjamin Griffith Brawley demonstrated a precocious zeal

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Brawley, Benjamin

Kenny Jackson Williams.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 510 words.

As was customary for many black intellectuals during his day, Benjamin Brawley received two college degrees one from a black

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Brawley, Benjamin

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — United States History.

(1882–1939), educator, historian, and critic.

As was customary for many black intellectuals during his day, Benjamin Brawley received two college degrees—one from a black...

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Brawley, Benjamin

Jean Ballard Terepka.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 870 words.

educator, social historian, and literary critic. The son of a prominent Baptist minister, Benjamin Griffith Brawley demonstrated a precocious zeal for formal learning and had already...

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Brawley, Benjamin

Roger A. Schuppert.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1129 words.

educator and author, was born Benjamin Griffith Brawley in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Margaret Saphronia Dickerson and Edward McKnight Brawley, a prosperous Baptist minister...

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Brawley, Benjamin

Kenny Jackson Williams.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 510 words.

As was customary for many black intellectuals during his day, Benjamin Brawley received two college degrees—one from a black institution and one from a predominantly white school. As a...

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Brawley, Benjamin Griffith

Roger A. Schuppert.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1106 words.

Benjamin Griffith Brawley was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Margaret Saphronia Dickerson and Edward McKnight Brawley, a

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Brawley, Benjamin Griffith

Roger A. Schuppert.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1159 words.

Brawley, Benjamin Griffith (22 April 1882–01 February 1939), educator and author, was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Margaret Saphronia Dickerson and Edward McKnight Brawley,...

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Brawley, Benjamin Griffith

Roger A. Schuppert.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1106 words.

Benjamin Griffith Brawley was born in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Margaret Saphronia Dickerson and Edward McKnight Brawley, a prosperous Baptist minister and president of a...

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Brawley, Benjamin (1882–1939)

Kenny Jackson Williams.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature); History. 510 words.

As was customary for many black intellectuals during his day, Benjamin Brawley received two college degrees one from a black

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Brawley, Benjamin Griffith (1882 - 1939), Educator, Essayists

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

educator, social historian, and literary critic. The son of a prominent Baptist minister, Benjamin Griffith Brawley demonstrated a precocious zeal

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Brawley, Edward McKnight

Sandy Dwayne Martin.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 901 words.

Edward McKnight Brawley was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of free African American parents, Ann L. (maiden name unknown) and James M. Brawley. Brawley's parents took a keen...

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Brawley, Edward McKnight

Sandy Dwayne Martin.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 872 words.

Baptist minister, educator, and editor, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of free African American parents, Ann L. (maiden name unknown) and James M. Brawley. Brawley's...

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Freeman, Harry Lawrence

Antoinette Handy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1099 words.

composer and conductor, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Agnes Sims (father's name unknown). Freeman studied piano as a child with Edwin Schonert and later with Carlos Sobrino. He...

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Freeman, Harry Lawrence

Antoinette Handy.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1112 words.

Harry Lawrence Freeman was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Agnes Sims (father's name unknown). Freeman studied piano as a child with Edwin Schonert and later with Carlos Sobrino. He...

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J. Saunders Redding

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1906–1988), literary critic and historian.

Taught by Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson at his Wilmington, Delaware, high school, J. Saunders Redding earned an advanced degree in English...

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Payne, Daniel A.

Zachery R. Williams.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 635 words.

Daniel Alexander Payne was born to free black parents in Charleston, South Carolina. A prominent minister in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Payne was influential in...

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Barber, Jesse Max

Ralph E. Luker.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1106 words.

journalist, dentist, and civil rights activist, was born in Blackstock, South Carolina, the son of Jesse Max Barber and Susan Crawford, former slaves. Barber studied in public schools...

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Amos ’n’ Andy.

Frank E. Dobson.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1112 words.

Amos ’n’ Andy, both the radio show and the television show that followed, is a name that conjures up racial stereotypes. Amos ’n’ Andy was one of the twentieth century's most popular and...

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