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Fire on the Prairie: Chicago’s Harold Washington and the Politics of Race

Dust jacket notes: “Chicago–the city whose name is synonymous with urban politics; the city of sharply divided ethnic and racial enclaves; the city whose police force shocked America during the 1968 Democratic convention and then the next year killed Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. As Martin Luther King, Jr., said when he traveled to Chicago in 1965 to turn his attention to the great urban centers of the north, “If we crack Chicago, then we crack the world.” Black empowerment “would take

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Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861

Ask yourself the following questions to help you prepare for success in the New Year. Are You Prepared For Success in 2016? Ask Yourself These 8 Questions
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A History of African-American Leadership (Studies In Modern History)