The Negro Seer: His Preparation and Mission, 1907

page 13 of a book

Author: Lovinggood, Reuben Shannon

In this commencement speech delivered at Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College, Lovinggood describes the Greeks and Romans as models to improve upon. Although he made frequent reference to the Classics, Lovinggood’s love of antiquity was shaped by a modern, and distinctively Black, consciousness.

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