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We Have No Leaders

African Americans in the Post-Civil Rights Era

by Robert Charles Smith

Paperback, 396 pages, State Univ of New York Pr, List Price: $31.95 |

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We Have No Leaders
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African Americans in the Post-Civil Rights Era
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Robert Charles Smith

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A comprehensive study of African-American politics since the civil rights era argues that the black movement has been coopted by mainstream institutions, due to the political traditions of blacks themselves and the decay of the black community. Simultaneous. UP.

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