Colored Farmers Alliance and Populism

hoov hoov at
Fri Nov 19 19:45:30 PST 1999

> <>:
> >Preliminary research for writing a history of the
> >Colored Farmers Alliance in the Populist movement: 1886-1896
> >By Omar Ali
> Omar Ali's paper provides evidence that white populists' inability to fully
> embrace and fight for racial equality is one of the important causes that
> doomed their struggles.
> Yoshie

check out Gerald Gaither's _Blacks and the Populist Revolt: Ballots and Bigotry in the New South_ for a detailed critique of the idea that southern Populism represented a bi-racial coalition... Michael Hoover

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