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Economic progress of blacks after 200 years

Herrington J. Bryce

Economic progress of blacks after 200 years

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Published by National Urban League in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Economic conditions.,
  • African Americans -- Economic conditions.

  • About the Edition

    Highlights the progress of Afro-Americans in the area of economics and considers major issues to be confronted in the future.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[Herrington J. Bryce].
    SeriesBlack perspectives on the Bicentennial
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.8 .B75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4606329M
    LC Control Number77369617

    At last count I’ve heard from over blacks, most telling me that my book says things they have long despaired of hearing from our so-called civil rights leaders. Black college students write, telling me that my book helped them understand the .   Bositis, David A. “Blacks and the Democratic National Convention.” Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Table 1, Presidential vote and party identification of black Americans.


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