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By Bruce L. Mouser,Henry Louis Gates

William Thomas Scott (1839–1917) was once an entrepreneur and political activist from East Saint Louis and Cairo, Illinois, who in 1904 in brief turned the 1st African American nominated by way of a countrywide occasion for president of the us ahead of his scandalous prior compelled him to step apart. A unfastened guy ahead of the Civil battle, Scott used to be a charismatic hustler who equipped his fortune via either vice trades and criminal companies together with motels, saloons, and actual property. writer and editor of the Cairo Gazette and an outspoken recommend for equivalent rights, he believed in political patronage and regularly rebelled opposed to political bosses who didn't convey, whether or not they have been white, black, Republican, or Democrat.

Scott helped construct the nationwide Negro Liberty celebration to ahead fiscal, political, and felony rights for his race. however the hustling that had introduced him company good fortune proved his undoing as a countrywide political determine. He used to be the NNLP's preliminary presidential nominee, merely to get replaced by means of a better-educated and extra socially appropriate candidate, George Edwin Taylor.

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