Lugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern Reformer by Jacqueline RouseLugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern Reformer by Jacqueline Rouse

Lugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern Reformer

byJacqueline Rouse

Paperback | January 16, 2004

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From the turn of the century until her death in 1947, Lugenia Burns Hope worked to promote black equality-in Atlanta as the wife of John Hope, president of both Morehouse College and Atlanta University, and on a national level in her discussions with such influential leaders as W.E.B. Du Bois and Jessie Daniel Ames. Highlighting the life of the zealous reformer, Jacqueline Anne Rouse offers a portrait of a seemingly tireless woman who worked to build the future of her race.
Jacqueline A. Rouse is an associate professor of African American history in the Department of History and an associate faculty in the African American Studies Department at Georgia State University. She is a coeditor of Women in the Civil Rights Movement, 1941-1965.
Title:Lugenia Burns Hope, Black Southern ReformerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 8 × 5 × 13 inPublished:January 16, 2004Publisher:University Of Georgia PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0820323861

ISBN - 13:9780820323862


Editorial Reviews

Rouse discusses Hope’s leadership and involvement in a wide array of other public activities, including inaugural meetings of the interracial and women’s club movements. This allows her to usher in persons such as Lucy Laney, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Mary McLeod Bethune, Margaret Murray Washington, and a host of others active in such organizations as the Young Women’s Christian Association, the National Association of Colored Women, and the National Urban League. The explication of these varied and connected networks, especially among women, helps situate Hope’s life and work in a regional and national context. - Journal of American History