It became a national sensation, stoking the fires of white racism with a force that scores of white bigots could not have hoped to achieve. But The American Negro also became a rallying cry for angry blacks of all ideological bents who made Thomas their special target. In Black Judas, John David Smith brilliantly analyzes this dilemma of racial identity that confounded both whites and blacks. The book opens a whole new perspective on the question of race in American history. ...show less
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