BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Martin R. Delany|
Martin R. Delany
|Born||May 6, 1812|
Charles Town, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||January 24, 1885 (aged 72)|
Wilberforce, Ohio, U.S.
|Allegiance|| United States of America|
|Years of service||1863 - 1865|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|African American topics|
Early life and education
Marriage and family
Medicine and nationalism
Legacy and honors
- In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante listed Martin R. Delany as among the 100 Greatest African Americans.
- Den lay down de shubble and de hoe
- Hang up de fiddle and de bow:
- No more hard work for poor old Ned
- He's gone whar de good darkeys go.
- Hang up the shovel and thee hoe-o-o-o!
- I don't care whether I work or no!
- Old master's gone to the slaveholders' rest —
- He's gone where they all ought to go!
- The Condition, Elevation, Emigration and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States, Politically Considered, (1852); Black Classic Press, reprint (1993); Project Gutenberg, on line.
- "Political Destiny of the Colored Race on the American Continent" (1854), in Richard Newman, Patrick Rael, and Phillip Lapsansky, Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest, Routledge (2000) ISBN 0-415-92443-X
- Blake, or the Huts of America, (1859-62); Boston: Beacon Press, reprint (1970) with Floyd Williams, ed., University of Virginia, on line
- "Stand still and see the salvation", Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture, University of Virginia, on line.
- Martin Robison Delany, Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party (1861)
- University Pamphlets: A Series of Four Tracts on National Polity (1870)
- Principia of Ethnology: The Origin of Races and Color, with an Archaeological Compendium of Ethiopian and Egyptian Civilization (1879)
- Introduction to Four Months in Liberia, by William Nesbitt (1855)