This dynamic and comprehensive text from two nationally renowned scholars has been completely updated and continues to demonstrate the profound influence African Americans have had and continue to have on American politics.
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Faces and Voices of the Struggle boxed feature appearing in most chapters highlights Americans - black and white, famous and obscure - who affected the foundations of our nation and helped to universalize the quest for freedom. Examples include Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry Belafonte, John Mercer Langston, and Barack Obama.
NEW! COMPANION WEBSITE
This open-access site contains a variety of tools to help students become engaged in the ongoing quest for universal freedom. It includes links to primary sources, African American elected officials, media, think tanks, scholarly associations and interest groups. The “In The News” section is updated regularly with ongoing issues that relate to topics in the book.
“Walton and Smith continue to provide excellent analysis of the politics and political attitudes and behaviors of African Americans. This sixth edition expands on their analysis of the election of President Obama and what his administration might mean for Black America. As with the other editions, this is an exceptional work and a welcomed new edition.” — Paula McClain, Duke University
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Book Description Longman, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0321292375
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Book Description Longman, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-015-57-1840301