Benjamin Elijah Mays, schoolmaster of the movement : a biography / Randal Maurice Jelks.
Author: Jelks, Randal Maurice, 1956-
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9780807835364 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807835366 (cloth : alk. paper)
Description: xv, 327 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984.
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) Presidents Biography.
African American educators Biography.
African Americans Civil rights.
Contents: Introduction : I have been a Baptist all my life -- My earliest memory was a mob -- I set out to learn how the sixty-six books of the Bible were produced -- In search of a call -- The Negro's God -- The most neglected area in Negro education -- Schoolmaster of the movement -- Seeking to be Christian in race relations -- I have only just a minute -- This is not a short war, this is a long war -- Epilogue : Lord, the people have driven me on.