Hearts of Gold

Hearts of Gold

A Novel

eBook - 2010
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J. McHenry Jones’s Hearts of Gold is a gripping tale of post-Civil War battles against racism and systemic injustice. Originally published in 1896, this novel reveals an African American community of individuals dedicated to education, journalism, fraternal organizations, and tireless work serving the needs of those abandoned by the political process of the white world. Jones challenges conventional wisdom by addressing a range of subjects—from interracial relationships to forced labor in coal mines—that virtually no other novelist of the time was willing to approach. With the addition of an introduction and appendix, this new edition reveals the difficult foundations upon which African Americans built a platform to address injustice; generate opportunities; and play a prominent role in American social, economic, and political life.



Publisher: Morgantown : West Virginia University Press, 2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781935978015
1935978012
9781933202525
1933202521
9781933202532
193320253X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (306 pages)
Additional Contributors: Ernest, John
Gardner, Eric

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