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Bill Clinton and Black America
While white Americans were evenly divided about Bill Clinton’s impeachment ninety percent of African-Americans opposed it. Now from a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists comes a groundbreaking new book that explores the deep and unique connection between the former president and the black community–in the words of journalists, celebrities, acad ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 22nd 2004 by One World/Ballantine
(first published January 15th 2002)
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A sad testament to how Bill Clinton came to be regarded as the first black president. Herein you'll hear otherwise intelligent blacks, like Donna Brazile, gush over how this white president just loooved him some good 'ol black eyed peas! 'He likes OUR food!!!' Sillier thoughts did never a grown woman's mind think. And the whole book is like that. Enjoy!
Jan 01, 2016 Shalon Montgomery rated it really liked it
This book explains why Black America admires President Clinton. I had no intentions of reading this book until I typed Bill Clinton into the library's database. For someone who grew up during his presidency I had no idea why black adults liked him so much. He wasn't perfect, but he tried. There are bills that were passed during his presidency that I don't agree with, but he gives reasons why they happened and owns up to his mistakes. Great book. My only knock on it is its composition. This book ...more