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African-American Politics
A literature review of the history of African-American politics in the U.S.
# 121728 | 1,500 words | 15 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (U.S.) , African-American Studies (General)

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This paper provides a literature review of African American politics in the U.S. from Emancipation and Reconstruction through contemporary times. Included is a discussion of the ways Blacks have been disenfranchised and marginalized throughout history with respect to social, economic and political parity with whites.

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"Educator and statesman Ralph Bunche proclaimed; "Every man in the street, white, black, red or yellow, knows that this is the land of the free and the cradle of liberty. (Foner) Unfortunately, a review of African-American politics and the Black experience in American history put the lie to Bunche's proclamation. Directly after the Civil War, emancipated slaves who were primarily poor and uneducated, represented a problem that loomed large for politicians, according to Unger. Despite ratification of the..."

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