Hardcover. Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #002148
Cleveland: The Argyle Publishing Co., 1924. Later printing. Octavo; 149pp. 16 mounted portraits, all present. Black cloth-covered boards with white stamped lettering. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends, with lettering rubbed away on spine and partially so on front. Boards open a bit shakily, but binding is secure. Ownership stamp of James B. Blackistone on endpapers. Pages unmarked.
The author, Rev. John Louis Hill, was an advocate for racial equality, women's suffrage, and religious tolerance. The son of a Confederate veteran and grandson of slave owners, Hill was disowned by his family and his books banned in Sumner County, Tennessee where he grew up. When Black Meets White makes a case for racial equality, and is interspersed with brief biographical sketches of prominent Black and African American figures, from Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington to Alexander Dumas and Senator B.K. Bruce.