Black Gotham

Black Gotham

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Narrates the story of the elite African American families who lived in New York City in the nineteenth century, describing their successes as businesspeople and professionals and the contributions they made to the culture of that time period.But they did not want them praying next to them, receiving religious instruction with them, or buried alongside them. ... of their own with three specific goals in mind: establishing a place dedicated to worship, to the religious instruction of their community, ... By 1817 the African Catechetical Institutiona#39;s Board of Managers became so exasperated with Trinitya#39;s foot-dragging that they fired off an angry letter.

Title:Black Gotham
Author:Carla L. Peterson, Professor of English and Comparative Literature Carla L Peterson
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2011


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