Subordination or Empowerment?: African-American Leadership and the Struggle for Urban Political Power

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Why have Blacks won political empowerment in some cities and in others remained subordinated or had their achievements rolled back? Why do some cities have many Black leaders with multi-racial appeal while other cities have none? Subordination or Empowerment answers these questions through detailed historical examinations of the Black struggle for political power in Chicago, Gary, Philadelphia, and Atlanta. Keiser argues that electoral competition among White factions has created opportunities for Black leaders to win ...

Subordination or Empowerment?: African-American Leadership and the Struggle for Urban Political Power 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195075694

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