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AAAS 390J Foundations of Black Intellectual History

Fall 2017

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Alexander Crummell Quote

The greatness of peoples springs from their ability to grasp the grand conceptions of being. It is the absorption of a people, of a nation, of a rare, in large majestic and abiding things which lifts them up to the skies. - Alexander Crummell

Alexander Crummell (1819-1898) scholar and Episcopalian minister. Founder of the American Negro Academy (1897), the first major learned society for African Americans. As a religious leader and an intellectual, he cultivated scholarship and leadership among young blacks.  (Tikkanen, Amy. "Alexander Crummell." Britannica Academic, Encyclopedia Britannica, 2007. Alexander Crummell, https://0-academic-eb-com.wizard.umd.umich.edu/levels/collegiate/article/Alexander-Crummell/2974/history)

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