Horace, Lillian Jones

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(1880-1965) US teacher and author whose Five Generations Hence (1916) as Mrs Lillian B Jones is the first Utopia published by a black woman in America. Its protagonist, devastated by an initial true vision of the conditions of life for blacks in contemporary America, has a second vision of life five generations hence in Africa, of a country where all are equal. She then dedicates herself to bringing this vision about. [JC]

Lillian Bertha Jones Horace

born Jefferson, Texas: 29 April 1880

died Fort Worth, Texas: 6 August 1965


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