W.P. Huntley holds a debate in Pilot Point (1888)

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W.P. Huntley holds a debate in Pilot Point (1888)

Description

W.P. Huntley, a pastor and a teacher in Pilot Point plans to hold a debate race relations. The topic is, "Which has suffered greater injury at the hands of the white people, the Negro or Indian?" African American preachers in the rural South often held other occupations besides preaching.

Date

1888-03-17

Source

Cadwell, H. D. & Moffitt, D. J. The Post-Mirror. (Pilot Point, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 17, 1888, newspaper, March 17, 1888; Pilot Point, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth982720/m1/5/?q=%22W.P.%20Huntley%22: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .

Subject

W.P. Huntley
education
race relations
debate

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