Social, political, and economic issues in Black America
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Published by William Monroe Trotter Institute, University of Massachusetts at Boston in [Boston] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-,
  • African Americans -- Economic conditions.,
  • African Americans -- Politics and government.,
  • United States -- Race relations.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Wornie L. Reed.
SeriesAssessment of the status of African-Americans ;, v. 4
ContributionsReed, Wornie L., William Monroe Trotter Institute.
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .S655 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 149 p. ;
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1583404M
ISBN 101878358030
LC Control Number91108312

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