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us: Fortune, Timothy Thomas, 1856-1928


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    • us: Fortune, T. Thomas (Timothy Thomas), 1856-1928
  • Variants

    • us: Fortune, T. Thomas (Timothy Thomas), 1856-1928
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1856-10-03
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1928-06-02
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Marianna (Fla.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
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        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of the Treasury
    • Organization

        (naf) United States. Department of the Treasury
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: New York Globe (Newspaper)
        • Organization: Freeman (Newspaper)
        • Organization: Age (Newspaper)
        • Organization: Negro World (Newspaper)
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        New York Globe (Newspaper)
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        Freeman (Newspaper)
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        Age (Newspaper)
    • Organization

        Negro World (Newspaper)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: His Black and white ... 1884.
    • found: His T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American agitator, c2008.
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed January 20, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Fortune, Timothy Thomas; civil rights activist, newspaper editor, publisher; born 03 October 1856 in Marianna, Florida, United States; editor of the New York Globe (1881); established as dean of black journalists by the Globe and its successors, the New York Freeman and the New York Age; published Black and White: Land, Labor, and Politics in the South, a study of race (1884); published The Negro in Politics, accusing the Republican Party of contemptuous treatment of blacks (1886); sole owner, editor, and chief printer of the Freeman (1884); sold the Freeman and became editor of the Age (1889-1914); ghost writer for Booker T. Washingtonian (1895); special agent of the Treasury Department to study race and trade conditions in the Philippines (1902); assumed editorship of Marcus Garvey's Negro World (1923); died 02 June 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
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