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Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Obama (Contemporary Black History)

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Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this book analyzes Black women’s involvement in American political life, focusing on what they did to gain political power between 1961 and the present, and why, in many cases, they did not succeed. Duchess Harris demonstrates that Black women have tried to gain centrality through their participation in Presidential Commissions, Black ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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