1 edition of African-Americans in law and politics found in the catalog.
African-Americans in law and politics
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Mary Main and Cathy Thomason|
|Series||Major Black contributions from emancipation to civil rights|
|LC Classifications||E185.2 .M36 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781422223789, 9781422223918|
|LC Control Number||2011051947|
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Get this from a library. African-Americans in law and politics. [Mary Main; Cathy Thomason] -- Discusses the history of African Americans in law and politics, including Joseph Rainey, Constance Baker Motley, and Barack Obama.
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The phrase generally refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States. African Americans constitute the third largest ethnic group and the second largest racial group in the US.
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Davis. February is when Black History Month is celebrated annually in the United States and is a particularly appropriate time for all of us to reflect on the many contributions African-Americans have made to the American way of life.
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With the Civil Rights movement and the passage of the Voting Rights Act inAfrican-American political participation has increased substantially. Now students, researchers, journalists, and policymakers can turn to Encyclopedia of African-American Politics for a wealth of objective, accessible information concerning the events, people, organizations, and policies that have figured in the.
21 notable African American firsts in politics. PHOTOS: 16 notable African American inventors and entrepreneurs. Leaders who broke barriers as lawmakers, governors and president. Hiram R. Revels. Her new book, African Americans and Africa: A New History (Yale University Press), provides an introduction to the relationship between African Americans and the African Continent from the era of slavery to the present.
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