By Bruce L. Mouser,Henry Louis Gates
Scott helped construct the nationwide Negro Liberty get together to ahead financial, political, and felony rights for his race. however the hustling that had introduced him enterprise luck proved his undoing as a countrywide political determine. He used to be the NNLP's preliminary presidential nominee, purely to get replaced through a better-educated and extra socially applicable candidate, George Edwin Taylor.
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A Black Gambler’s World of Liquor, Vice, and Presidential Politics: William Thomas Scott of Illinois, 1839–1917 by Bruce L. Mouser,Henry Louis Gates