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Encyclopedia of African-American Politics

Robert C. Smith (Author)
This A-to-Z volume examines the role of African Americans in the political process from the early days of the American Revolution to the present
eBook, English, 2021
Third edition View all formats and editions
Facts on File, [New York, N.Y.], 2021
1 online resource
9781438199399, 1438199392
Abolitionist movement
Adams, John Quincy
Adarand Constructors Inc. v. Pena
Affirmative action
Affordable Care Act
"African American"
African-American convention movements
African-American culture
African-American education
African-American elected officials
African-American engagement in citizen diplomacy
African-American interest groups
African-American media
African-American militancy
African-American participation in state and local governments
African-American political culture
African-American political participation
African-American politics
African-American population
African-American presidential campaigns
African-American public intellectuals
African-American public opinion
African-American relationship with the presidency
African-American representation in politics
African-American studies
African-American thought
African-American voting behavior
African Americans and the concept of self-help
African Americans and the criminal justice system
African Americans and the electoral college
African Americans and the gay rights movement
African Americans and the judicial process
African Americans and the political system
African Americans and the social-contract theory
African Americans and the two-party system
African Americans and the U.S. Congress
African Americans and the U.S. Constitution
African Americans in the bureaucracy
African Americans in the military
African Americans in Washington, D.C
African Blood Brotherhood
African immigrants
AIDS-HIV among African Americans
Ali, Muhammad
Alienation in African-American culture
Allen, Richard
American Colonization Society
American Muslim Mission
American Negro Academy
American welfare state
An American Dilemma
Aptheker, Herbert
Asante, Molefi K
"Atlanta Compromise" Speech
Atlanta University
Back-to-Africa movements
Baker, Ella
Baker v. Carr
Balance of power
Baldwin, James
"Ballot or the Bullet" Speech
Bandung Conference
Baraka, Amiri
Barber II, William J
Barker, Lucius
Belafonte, Harry
Bell, Derrick
Berry, Mary Frances
Bethune, Mary McLeod
Biden, Joseph R
Bill of Rights
Birmingham demonstrations
The Birth of a Nation
Black agendas
Black Arts Movement
Black Cabinet
Black church
Black civic culture
Black codes
Black community
Black Lives Matter
Black nationalism
Black Panther Party
Black Power movement
Black Power: The Politics of Liberation in America
Black Radical Congress
black religiosity
Blair Education bill
Blyden, Edward Wilmot
Boggs, Grace Lee and James
Bond, Julian
Booker, Cory
Brennan, William J
Brooke, Edward W
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Brown, Elaine
Brown, John
Brown, Ron
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
Bruce, Blanche K
Buchanan, Patrick
Buckley, William F., Jr
Bunche, Ralph
Burris, Roland
Bush, George W
Busing and education
Capitalism in African-American culture
Carmichael, Stokely
Carson, Benjamin
Carter, Jimmy
Chisholm, Shirley
Citizenship and African Americans
City of Richmond v. J.A. Croson
Civil disobedience
Civil liberties
Civil rights
Civil Rights Act, 1964
Civil rights cases of 1883
Civil Rights Commission
Civil Rights Division (CRD)
Civil Rights movement
Civil War
Clark, Kenneth
Class stratification
Clinton, Bill
Clyburn, James
Co-optation in African-American politics
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
Coalitions in African-American politics
Cohen, Cathy J
Cold War and African-American politics
Colfax massacre
Color stratification
Commerce clause in the U.S. Constitution
Communism in African-American politics
Communist Party
community control
Compromise of 1877
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
Congressional Black Caucus
Connerly, Ward
Conservatism in African-American politics
Conservative coalition
Cook, Samuel Du Bois
Cooper, Anna Julia
Coronavirus pandemic
Council on African Affairs
Cowan, Mo
Crummell, Alexander
Cruse, Harold
Cultural nationalism
Culture of poverty
Cumming v. Board of Education
Davis, Angela Y
Davis, Artur
Dawson, William L
Declaration of Independence
Delany, Martin Robison
Dellums, Ron
Democracy and African-American politics
Democracy in America
Democratic Party
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Diggs, Charles, Jr
Disparate impact
Disparate treatment
Douglass, Frederick
DuBois, W.E.B
Due process clauses in the U.S. Constitution
Dyer antilynching bill
Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Ellison, Keith
Emancipation Proclamation
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Equal protection clause in the U.S. Constitution
Equality in African-American politics
Evers, Medgar
Executive orders and civil rights
"Eyes on the Prize"
Fanon, Frantz
Farmer, James
Farrakhan, Louis
Feagin, Joe
Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Civil Rights movement
Federalism and African-American politics
Feminism and African-American culture
Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Fletcher, Arthur, Jr
Foreign policy and African-American politics
Forten, James
"Forty acres and a mule"
Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Franklin, John Hope
"Free Negroes"
Freedmen's Bureau
Freedom in African-American politics
Freedom Rides
Freedom Summer
Fugitive slave clause in the U.S. Constitution
Full employment
Fuller, Hoyt
Fullilove v. Klutznick
Gag rule
Garnet, Henry Highland
Garrison, William Lloyd
Garvey, Marcus
Garza, Alicia
George Floyd protests
Gettysburg Address
Ginsberg, Ruth Bader
Goldwater, Barry
Grant, Ulysses S
Gray, William
Great Migration
Great Society
Gregory, Dick
Griggs v. Duke Power Co
Haiti, Republic of
Hamer, Fannie Lou
Hamilton, Charles V
Hare, Nathan
Harlem Renaissance
Harris, Kamala D
Harris, Patricia Roberts
Harrison, Benjamin
Hatcher, Richard
Hawkins, Augustus
Hayes, Rutherford B
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States
Height, Dorothy
Highlander Folk School
Historically black colleges and universities
Holden, Matthew, Jr
Holder, Eric
Hoover, Edgar, J
Houston, Charles H
Howard University
Human rights and African-American politics
Humphrey-Hawkins Act
Humphrey, Hubert H
Hurricane Katrina
"I Have a Dream" Speech
Individual racism
Individualism among African-Americans
Institutional racism
Internal colonialism
Internal inferiorization
Jackson, Jesse
Jefferson, Thomas
Jim Crow
Johnson, Andrew
Johnson, James Weldon
Johnson, Lyndon B
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Jones, J. Raymond
Jones, Mack H
Jordan, Vernon E., Jr
Kaepernick, Colin
Karenga, Maulana
Kennedy, Edward M
Kennedy, John F
Kerner Report
Keyes, Alan
Keyes v. School District No. 1, Denver, Colorado
King, Martin Luther, Jr
King, Martin Luther, Jr., Holiday
King, Rodney
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
Langston, John M
Lawson, James
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Leadership in African-American politics
Legal Defense Fund (LDF)
Lewis, John Robert
Liberalism in African-American politics
Liberia, Republic of
"Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Lightfoot, Lori 822 Lincoln, Abraham
litigation by African Americans
lobbying by African Americans
Logan, Rayford
Lorde, Audre
Malcolm X
Marable, Manning
March Against Fear
March on Washington, 1963
March on Washington movement
Marshall, Thurgood
Martin, Louis
Martin, Trayvon
Mayfield, Curtis
McCarthyism and African-American politics
McClain, Paula
McGovern, George
Melting pot
Meredith, James
Miller, Kelly
Milliken v. Bradley
Million Man March
Minority group
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP)
Mitchell, Clarence M
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Montgomery, Isaiah T
Morrow, Frederic
Moseley Braun, Carol
Moses, Robert
Muhammad, Elijah
Music in African-American culture
Myrdal, Gunnar
Names controversy
Nash, Diane
Nation of Islam
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
National Association of Colored Women (NACW)
National Baptist Convention
National Black Election Study
National Black Leadership Roundtable
National Black Political Convention
National Conference of Black Political Scientists
National Council of Negro Women
National Negro Congress
National Negro Convention
National Political Congress of Black Women
National Urban League
National Welfare Rights Organization
Natural rights and African Americans
Nelson, William "Nick"
New Deal
Newton, Huey P
Niagara movement
Nixon, Richard
Obadele, Imari A
Obama, Barack
Office of Federal Contract Compliance
Operation PUSH
Organization of Afro-American Unity
organizations in the African-American community
Parks, Rosa
Patrick, Deval
Patterson, David
Philadelphia Plan
Pierce, Samuel
Pinderhughes, Dianne
Piven, Frances Fox Plessy v. Ferguson
Pluraism and African-American politics
Political incorporation of African Americans
Political parties and African Americans
Political Polarization
Political repression of African Americans
Political socialization in the African-American community
Poor People's Campaign
Populist movements in African-American politics
Post-civil rights era
Poverty in the African-American community
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr
Powell, Colin
Power elite
Power in African-American politics
Prestage, Jewel Limar
Proposition 209
Protest in African-American politics
Public policy toward African Americans
Race, Ethnicity, and Politics (REP)
Race issues and the U.S. Census
Radical Republicans
Radicalism in African-American politics
Rainbow Coalition
Rainey, Joseph
Randolph, A. Philip
Reagan, Ronald
Reed, Adolph, Jr
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
Republic of New Africa
Republican Party
Revels, Hiram
Rice, Condoleezza
Rice, Susan
Robeson, Paul
Robinson, Jackie
Robinson, Randall
Robinson, Ruby Doris Smith
Roosevelt, Franklin D
Rowan, Carl
Rustin, Bayard
Sanders, Bernie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schuyler, George
Scott, Tim
Scott v. Sanford
Seale, Bobby
Selma demonstrations
"Separate but equal"
Separation of powers
Sharpton, Al
Shaw v. Reno
Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder
Simone, Nina
Sit-in movement
Slaughterhouse cases
Slave revolts
Slavery in Western thought
Social movements
Socialist Party
The Souls of Black Folk
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
Southern states
"Southern strategy"
Sowell, Thomas
Spingarn, Joel E
Steele, Michael
Stevens, Thaddeus
Stewart, Maria W
Stokes, Carl
"Strange Fruit"
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
Sullivan, Leon
Sumner, Charles
Supreme Court
Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Talented Tenth
Tate, Merze
Terrell, Mary Church
Third parties
Third World
Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Thomas, Clarence
Three-fifths clause in the U.S. Constitution
Till, Emmett
Tillmon, Johnnie
Trotter, William Monroe
Truman, Harry S
Trump, Donald
Truth, Sojourner
Tubman, Harriet
Turner, Henry McNeal
Turner, James
Turner, Nat
Tuskegee Institute
Twenty-Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Twenty-Third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
U.S. Justice Department
"Uncle Tom"
Uncle Tom's Cabin
United Nations and African-American politics
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Urban politics
Vietnam War
Violence in African-American politics
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Voting rights struggle
Walker, David
Wallace, George
Walters, Ronald
Walton, Hanes, Jr
War on Poverty
Wards Cove v. Antonio
Warnock, Raphael
Warren, Earl
Washington, Booker T
Watts, J.C
Watts riot
"We Shall Overcome"
Weaver, Robert C
Wells-Barnett, Ida B
West, Cornel
West Indians
White backlash
"White flight"
White, George H
White Nationalism
White primary
White supremacy
White, Walter F
Wilder, Douglas L
Wilkins, Roy
Wilson, William Julius
Wilson, Woodrow
Woodson, Carter
Wright, Jeremiah
Young, Andrew
Young, Whitney M