George Samuel Schuyler was born in Providence, Rhode Island to Eliza Jane Fischer and George S. Schuyler. He grew up in a middle-class neighborhood in Syracuse, New York. At the age of seventeen, Schuyler enlisted in the army where he served with the black 25th U.S. Infantry. He spent seven years with the unit before finally being discharged with the ranking of First Lieutenant (Schuyler 72). Upon his release, Schuyler later moved to New York City where he began writing. Ira F. Lewis, manager of the Pittsburgh Courier, saw one of Schuyler’s works, and after writing a few articles part time, they subsequently agreed that he would write a weekly column for the Courier titled View...
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