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Not in Our Lifetimes: The Future of Black Politics

  title={Not in Our Lifetimes: The Future of Black Politics},
  author={M. Dawson},
  • M. Dawson
  • Published 2011
  • Political Science
  • In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, polls revealed that only 20 percent of African Americans believed that racial equality for blacks would be achieved in their lifetime. But following the election of Barack Obama, that number leaped to more than half. Did that dramatic shift in opinion really reflect a change in the vitality of black politics - and hope for improvement in the lives of African Americans? Or was it a onetime surge brought on by the euphoria of an extraordinary election? With… CONTINUE READING
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