Word of the Week: Eschew

As in: “Decrying Radical Reconstruction as a mistake, [Booker T.] Washington urged blacks to eschew politics, avoid ‘rights’ agitation and devote their energies to practical education, moral improvement, and the acquisition of property” (Fairclough, 2009, p. x).Book Cover - Long is the Way and Hard

Fairclough, A. (2009). Foreword. In K. Verney & L. Sartain (Eds.), Long is the way and hard: one hundred years of the NAACP (pp. vii-xxviii). Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press.

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