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Black Americans in Congress

by Maurine Christopher

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Published by T. Y. Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Biography.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaurine Christopher.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.96 .C5 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 329 p., [11] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4880634M
      ISBN 100690011024
      LC Control Number76008943

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Congress overrode President Johnson's veto on April 9 and passed the Civil Rights Act, conferring citizenship upon black Americans and guaranteeing equal rights with whites.

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Through analysis of both black and white members of Congress, Black Faces, Black Interests challenges the proposition that only African Americans can represent black interests effectively and argues for black and white representatives to form coalitions to better serve their constituents.

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Farber Follow this and additional works at: Part of theLaw Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the University of Minnesota Law School. The first case for charging the American government with the genocide of black Americans was brought in by a group called the Civil Rights Congress (CRC) in We Charge Genocide: The Historic Author: Ben Crump.

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