Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years - Parts 3-4 Summary & Analysis

Sarah Louise Delany
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Part 3, "St. Aug's," begins with the author's narrative about St. Aug's and its formation in 1867. The school was one of a handful of colleges and universities that catered to blacks and whites at a time when traditional universities were completely off limits, especially to former slaves. The author mentions other schools and the importance they would have on the reshaping of America.

Chapter 7 is another joint narrative from the sisters. When Nanny James Logan lived in Virginia it became clear that there needed to be a change. Nanny was always embarrassed that her parents were not allowed to legally wed, even though there was a ceremony. Nanny left Virginia for Raleigh where she would attend St. Augs, a school predominantly focused on the ministry and educating teachers.

It was at St. Aug's that Nanny met Henry.

Henry Delany had not yet graduated when he decided he wanted...

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