Eugene Pieter Romayn Feldman, Black Power in Old Alabama
The Life and Times of James T. Rapier
Feldman’s Black Power in Old Alabama is the story of Alabama Congressman, James T. Rapier. Rapier, born during slavery days in Florence, Alabama, was not only Reconstruction-era congressman, buta labor, organizer, and newspaper editor, too.
A fascinating life that puts the lie to so many old myths about African American politicians during Reconstruction.
Feldman, Eugene Pieter Romayn. BLACK POWER IN OLD ALABAMA: THE LIFE AND STIRRING TIMES OF JAMES T. RAPIER, AFRO-AMERICAN CONGRESSMAN FROM ALABAMA, 1839-1883. (Chicago): (1968). 1st ed., 69(7)p., illus. by Margaret T. Burroughs and Jennie Washington, map, facsims