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Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past and Present
by Gil Robertson



    Publication Date: Apr 15, 2017
    List Price: $12.95 (store prices may vary)
    Format: Paperback
    Classification: Nonfiction
    Page Count: 80
    ISBN13: 9781933491219
    Imprint: Just Us Books
    Publisher: Just Us Books, Inc.
    Parent Company: Just Us Books, Inc.

    Book Description: 


    The highly anticipated fourth installment of the Book of Black Heroes series, Political Leaders Past and Present, spotlights African American who have made valuable contributions in U.S. government leadership. Included are Hiram Revels, P.B.S. Pinchback and Robert Smalls, among the first African Americans to hold political offices, Oscar De Priest and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr,, who served during the Jim Crow period as well as Edward M. Brooke, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, John Lewis, John Conyers, Carl Stokes , and others who emerged during the 1960s on the heels of major civil rights legislation that gave millions of African American the right to vote. New political leaders are also featured, including Keith Ellison, Kamala Harris, Mia Love and Tim Scott. Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past and Present celebrates 150 years of African-American political leadership, profiling more than four dozen Black U.S. local and state representatives, mayors, members of Congress, and the nation;s first Black president - all of whom helped make and shape history.

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