Political Empowerment of Illinois' African-American State Lawmakers from 1877 to 2005
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BeschreibungThis book is the first to document Illinois African-American state lawmakers who have served in Illinois General Assembly from the Reconstruction Era to 2005. The book includes U.S. Senator Barack Obama; the late Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago; Secretary of State Jesse White; Senator Carol Moseley Braun; and John Thomas, the first African American to serve in the Illinois General Assembly. This research can be readily used by students, scholars, and the general public.
InhaltsverzeichnisChapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Republican Era-1877 to 1943 Chapter 3 The Democratic Era-1943 to Present Chapter 4 Legislators Elected Outside of Cook County-1996 to Present Chapter 5 Institutionalization of Black Political Power Part 6 References Part 7 Index
PortraitErma Brooks Williams is Senior Executive Director for Governmental Affairs and Adjunct Professor of History and Political Science at Chicago State University.
PressestimmenThis compilation by Williams adds to available resource material for students, researchers, and the public in general. The strength of this documentationa is as a quick ready-reference guide. The book is a helpful stepping-stone to further research. Journal Of Illinois History
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV PR OF AMER
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2008
Seitenanzahl: 98 Seiten