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The Black history of the White House 1 edition

The Black history of the White House
Clarence Lusane

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The Black history of the White House
by Clarence Lusane

Published 2011 by City Lights Books in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : Black people, white houses
A Declaration of Independence and racism : founding documents, founding fathers, and the preservation of slavery
Prelude : Oney's White House story
The president's house in the home of the abolitionist movement
Prelude : Hercules' White House story
A White House built on and with slavery
Prelude : Peter's White House story
Closed doors : the White House and presidents of slavery
Prelude: Paul Jennings's White House story
The White House goes to war : rebellion, reconstruction and retrenchment
Prelude : Elizabeth Keckly's White House story
James Crow's White House
Prelude : Booker T. Washington's White House story the 1960s and the crisis of power : the White House and Black mobilization
Prelude : Abraham Bolden's White House story
Black challenges to the White House the campaigns to make the White House Black
Prelude : Duke Ellington's White House story
The latest political milestone : the Obamas in the White House
Prelude : Michelle Obama's White House story.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
F204.W5 L86 2011

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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