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Distinguished African American political and governmental leaders

Author: James Haskins
Publisher: Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reference profiles the lives and accomplishments of 100 African-Americans who have made their mark in politics and government. The entries include members of Congress, senators, diplomats,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reference works
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins
ISBN: 1573561266 9781573561266
OCLC Number: 40516817
Description: x, 314 pages : portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Eleanor Holmes Norton --
Arnett, Benjamin William --
Atkins, Hannah Diggs --
Barry, Marion S., Jr. --
Bethune, Mary McLeod --
Blackwell, Lucien E. --
Blackwell, Unita Z. --
Bond, Julian --
Bradley, Thomas --
Brooke, Edward William, III --
Brown, Ronald Harmon --
Brown, Willie L., Jr. --
Bruce, Blanche Kelso --
Burke, Yvonne Braithwaite --
Cain, Richard Harvey --
Cheatham, Henry Plummer --
Chisholm, Shirley Anita St. Hill --
Clay, William Lacy, Sr. --
Clayton, Eva M. --
Clyburn, James Enos --
Collins, Barbara-Rose --
Collins, Cardiss Robertson --
Collins, George Washington --
Conyers, John, Jr. --
Dawson, William Levi --
DeLarge, Robert Carlos --
Dellums, Ronald Vernie --
De Priest, Oscar Stanton --
Diggs, Charles Coles, Jr. --
Dinkins, David Norman --
Dixon, Julian Carey --
Dymally, Mervyn Malcolm --
Elders, Joycelyn --
Elliott, Robert Brown --
Espy, A. Michael "Mike" --
Evans, Melvin Herbert --
Evers, James Charles --
Fauntroy, Walter Edward --
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird --
Flake, Floyd H. --
Franks, Gary A. --
Gibson, Kenneth Allen --
Goode, Woodrow Wilson --
Gray, William Herbert, III --
Hamilton, Grace Towns --
Haralson, Jeremiah --
Harris, Patricia Roberts --
Hastings, Alcee Lamar --
Hatcher, Richard Gordon --
Hawkins, Augustus Freeman --
Hayes, Charles Arthur --
Jackson, Jesse Louis --
Jackson, Maynard Holbrook, Jr. --
Jefferson, William Jennings --
Johnson, Eddie Bernice --
Jordan, Barbara Charline --
Kelly, Sharon Pratt Dixon --
Langston, John Mercer --
Leidesdorff, William Alexander.
Responsibility: by James Haskins ; foreword by Eleanor Holmes Norton.

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