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Negro Problem


1. Industrial Education for the Negro
2. The Talented Tenth
3. The Disenfranchisement of the Negro
4. The Negro and the Law
5. The Characteristics of the Negro People
6. Representative American Negroes
7. The Negro's Place in American Life at the Present Day

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This is a collection of essays, edited by Booker T. Washington, representative of what historians have characterized as "racial uplift ideology." These and other similar narratives of the time were a reaction to the gradual erosion of the African-American's civil rights across the United States that began during Reconstruction.