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TAGS: Abdul-Baha, Travels of (documents); Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; African Americans; Howard University; National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Newspaper articles; Race (general); Universities; W.E.B. Du Bois
LOCATIONS: United States (documents); Washington DC
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Presentation at Grand Canyon Bahá'í Conference on Abdu'l-Bahá and the Black Intelligentsia, especially W. E. B. Du Bois; his speech to the NAACP; and reproductions of many newspaper clippings covering his visit to Washington, DC.
Some content of this presentation comes from the paper "‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s 1912 Howard University Speech: A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation," in ‘Abdu’l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity, ed. Negar Mottahedeh (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); see

`Abdu'l-Bahá's 1912 Howard University Speech:
A Civil War Discourse for Interracial Emancipation

by Christopher Buck and Nahzy Abadi Buck

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Click here to download it: buck_abdulbaha_howard_grand-canyon.pdf.

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