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The Resource We can overcome : an American black conservative manifesto, Lt. Col. Allen B. West (Ret.)

We can overcome : an American black conservative manifesto, Lt. Col. Allen B. West (Ret.)

Label
We can overcome : an American black conservative manifesto
Title
We can overcome
Title remainder
an American black conservative manifesto
Statement of responsibility
Lt. Col. Allen B. West (Ret.)
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Allen B. West goes through this country's political history to examine black America through the years and how this community pulled itself through the horrors of slavery, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow by maintaining conservative principles that enabled people to overcome hardship and to build up their neighborhoods and communities.--From back jacket cover
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
West, Allen
Dewey number
320.520973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conservatism
  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Conservatism
  • Race relations
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
We can overcome : an American black conservative manifesto, Lt. Col. Allen B. West (Ret.)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- My American black conservative manifesto -- Part I: Our roots, our history, our first principles. The foundations of the enslaved black community -- The political part schism on the issue of slavery -- Black conservatism and its early champions -- Gains lost and the rise of Jim Crow laws -- The Father of Black Conservatism: Booker T. Washington -- "To support and defend ..." -- Part II: Our history from Executive Order 9981 to the Community Reinvestment Act. The ideological shift of the black community -- President Truman and the desegregation of the Armed Forces -- President Eisenhower's civil rights legacy -- President Kennedy and the new black Democrats -- President Johnson's opportunistic behavior -- The Moynihan mind-set -- President Nixon's support to integrate -- President Carter and the Community Reinvestment Act -- Part III: Twenty-first century economic plantation. Black lives matter ... Which ones? -- The decimation of the traditional black family -- Where are the small businesses? -- Separate and unequal: education in America -- Part IV: The future for the American black community. The rise of black progressive socialism and today's talented tenth -- Economic resurgence for the back community
Control code
on1117554812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 193 pages
Isbn
9781612544335
Lccn
2019912549
System control number
(OCoLC)1117554812
Label
We can overcome : an American black conservative manifesto, Lt. Col. Allen B. West (Ret.)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction -- My American black conservative manifesto -- Part I: Our roots, our history, our first principles. The foundations of the enslaved black community -- The political part schism on the issue of slavery -- Black conservatism and its early champions -- Gains lost and the rise of Jim Crow laws -- The Father of Black Conservatism: Booker T. Washington -- "To support and defend ..." -- Part II: Our history from Executive Order 9981 to the Community Reinvestment Act. The ideological shift of the black community -- President Truman and the desegregation of the Armed Forces -- President Eisenhower's civil rights legacy -- President Kennedy and the new black Democrats -- President Johnson's opportunistic behavior -- The Moynihan mind-set -- President Nixon's support to integrate -- President Carter and the Community Reinvestment Act -- Part III: Twenty-first century economic plantation. Black lives matter ... Which ones? -- The decimation of the traditional black family -- Where are the small businesses? -- Separate and unequal: education in America -- Part IV: The future for the American black community. The rise of black progressive socialism and today's talented tenth -- Economic resurgence for the back community
Control code
on1117554812
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 193 pages
Isbn
9781612544335
Lccn
2019912549
System control number
(OCoLC)1117554812

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