William Pickens on Esperanto


The Voice of the Negro

Articles by William Pickens

'Esperanto—The New International Language', The Voice of the Negro, 3: 4 (April 1906), pp. 258-262.

'“La Vojo”—Zamenhof's Poem in Esperanto', The Voice of the Negro, 4: 2 (December 1906), pp. 550-551.

William Pickens: Who’s Who in Colored America

"Ars Poetica #17: First Afro-American Esperantist" by Elizabeth Alexander

"The Russian Jew and The American Negro" by John D. Swain

The Way," translation of L. L. Zamenhof's "La Vojo" by D. O. S. Lowell

Volapük in the Black Press, 1888

Esperanto, Vaŝingtono, & la Mondo / Esperanto, Washington, & the World — 1910
Centjara Jubileo / Centennial — 2010

J. U. Giesy (John Ulrich, 1877-1948) & His Collaborators

Esperanto & Interlinguistics Study Guide / Retgvidilo pri Esperanto & Interlingvistiko

Black Studies Guide: Writings in & about Esperanto / Retgvidilo pri Negrologio: Verkoj en & pri Esperanto

alireteje / on other sites:

Pickens, William (1881-1954) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Introduction (Gale biographical summary)

William Pickens (biographical sketch with photo)

William Pickens papers, 1906-1954. | The New York Public Library

NYPL, Inventory of the William Pickens Papers (Additions), 1909-1950
(with biographical sketch)

The Pickens Family — An American Story

Four Generations: The Historical Footprints of the Pickens Family
By R. B. Stuart

The Heir of Slaves: An Autobiography
by William Pickens (1911). Esperanto, p. 135
Text also at
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Google Books

Abraham Lincoln, Man and Statesman (1910)
by William Pickens

The Kind of Democracy the Negro Expects
by William Pickens (1919)

"Africa for the Africans: The Garvey Movement"
by William Pickens, The Nation, December 28, 1921

"Racial Segregation" by William Pickens,
Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life, December 1927

"Hate Only Hate, Fear Only Cowardice: William Pickens, a Philosopher of Activism, an Advocate for Democracy"
by C. Alvin Hughes
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