Black conservatism in America

  title={Black conservatism in America},
  author={A. Kelsey Lewis},
  journal={Journal of African American Studies},
  • A. K. Lewis
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • History
  • Journal of African American Studies
Current discussions about black conservatism lack historical perspective. They assume that conservatism in the black community is a new phenomenon. However, this assumption ignores a large literature that discusses the history of blacks and the political thought of major black intellectuals who espouse a conservative ideology. This research seeks to fill the gaps left by previous research by discussing the development of black conservative political thought. It also seeks to find out if… 
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