On this date in 1894, Sociologist and author Edward Franklin Frazier was born on this day. During his lofe time Frazier published 8 books, 89 articles and 18 chapters in books edited by others.
Some of Frazier’s writings caused controversy among the black community for their focus on the impact of slavery and economics and how it divided the black family.
Some of his published works included:
The Free Negro Family: a Study of Family Origins Before the Civil War (Nashville: Fisk University Press, 1932)
The Negro Family in Chicago (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1932)
The Negro Family in the United States (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1939)
Negro Youth at the Crossways: Their Personality Development in the Middle States (Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education, 1940)
The Negro Family in Bahia, Brazil (1942)
The Negro in the United States (New York: Macmillan, 1949)
The Integration of the Negro into American Society (editor) (Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press, 1951.
Bourgeoisie noire (Paris: Plon, 1955)
Black Bourgeoisie (translation of Bourgeoisie noire)(Glencoe, IL: Free Press, 1957)
Race and Culture Contacts in the Modern World (New York: Knopf, 1957)
The Negro Church in America (New York: Schocken Books, 1963)
On Race Relations: Selected Writings, edited and with an introduction by G. Franklin Edwards, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968)
1965 - Executive Order 11246 issued on this date.
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1962 -University of Mississippi ordered to admit James Meredith's
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1931 - Cardiss Robertson Collins was born
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