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Overview of the event, press coverage, publications of the speech, the Emancipation Proclamation "myth" and its historical influence, the role of whites, and the rhetoric of progress.
Mirrored from

See an earlier version of this paper, a presentation at Louhelen.

Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Howard University Speech:
A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation

by Christopher Buck

published in Abdu'l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity, ed. Negar Mottahedeh, pages 111-144
New York: Palgrave, 2013
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