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The Education of the Negro

The Education of the Negro The Education of the Negro

When you control a man’s thinking you do not have to worry about the actions….He will find his “proper place” and stand in it.

-Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson

The Renewed interest in Carter G. Woodson’s minor masterpiece, The Mis-Education of the Negro, has led to interest in his other writings of this subject. His book The Education of the Negro should be read in relationship to understanding his more known book on the subject, The Mis-Education of the Negro.

-Dr. John Henrick Clarke

The question about teaching slaves to read and write remained a dilemma throughout the entire slave period. The slave master knew that to teach the slave to read and write he might ultimately emerge as a thinker. These thinkers would inevitably questions whether they should be slaves or eventually try to become free.

-Dr. John Henrick Clarke

Author: Carter G. Woodson
Publisher: AB Publishing (May 1998)
ISBN: 1886433380
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 289
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.6 x 0.6 inches

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