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On Past African American History (Not In the Books), we discovered fascinating post by Kamal Shariff about Race Man: The Rise and Fall of the “Fighting Editor,” John Mitchell Jr
Race Man: The Rise and Fall of the “Fighting Editor,” John Mitchell Jr
Although he has largely receded from the public consciousness, John Mitchell Jr., the editor and publisher of the Richmond Planet, was well known to many black, and not a few white, Americans in his day. A contemporary of Booker T. Washington, Mitchell contrasted sharply with Washington in temper…