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Not in Our Lifetimes: The Future of Black Politics

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, polls revealed that only 20 percent of African Americans believed that racial equality for blacks would be achieved in their lifetime. But following the election of Barack Obama, that number leaped to more than half. Did that dramatic shift in opinion really reflect a change in the vitality of black politics—and hope for improvement

Hardcover, 232 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by University Of Chicago Press (first published October 7th 2011)
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Dr. Dawson greatly chronicles the decline of Black Politics in this provocative analytical book. Through in-depth analysis, Dawson demonstrates that Black politics are on the decline through several highly political events that disproportionately affected African Americans. His working definition of Black politics being that which mobilizes African Americans to advocate for their particular interests proved to be helpful in understand why recent events have proven Black politics to be on decline ...more
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