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Presentation at Louhelen Bahá’í School on ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and the black intelligentsia, his views of the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation, and his message to African Americans and the "Whites."
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

Public Discourse on Race:
Abdu'l-Bahá's 1912 Howard University Speech

by Christopher Buck

Because this PDF is large — 72 pages and 9.5MB — it is not automatically displayed on this webpage.

Click here to download it: buck_abdulbaha_howard_louhelen.pdf.

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