African-American Political Leaders, 3rd Edition

  • Series Name: A to Z of African Americans
  • Charles W. Carey Jr.
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  • ISBN-10: 143814959X
  • ISBN-13: 9781438149592
  • DDC: 920.009296
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 973 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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African-American Political Leaders, Third Edition, part of the A to Z of African Americans series, summarizes the lives and political careers of more than 180 important African Americans who have been elected to federal, state, or local office or who have served in cabinet-level posts. Organized alphabetically, entries present basic biographical data and focus on what the person did that was important while he or she held or ran for office.

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A to Z of African Americans

Each entry provides a biographical profile, surveying significant events in that person's life related to his or her accomplishments in these fields, followed by an up-to-date further reading list on that individual.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
1: Allen, Ethel.
2: Anderson, Charles.
3: Anderson, Charles W., Jr..
4: Archer, Dennis.
5: Arnett, Benjamin.
6: Arrington, Richard.
7: Baker, Ella.
8: Baker, Thurbert.
9: Ballance, Frank.
10: Barry, Marion.
11: Belton, Sharon Sayles.
12: Berry, Ted.
13: Bishop, Sanford.
14: Blackwell, Ken.
15: Blackwell, Lucien.
16: Blackwell, Unita.
17: Bond, Julian.
18: Booker, Cory.
19: Bosley, Freeman.
20: Bradley, Tom.
21: Brooke, Edward W..
22: Brown, Corrine.
23: Brown, Lee.
24: Brown, Ron.
25: Brown, Willie.
26: Bruce, Blanche K..
27: Burke, Yvonne Braithwaite.
28: Burris, Roland.
29: Cain, Richard.
30: Campbell, Bill.
31: Cardozo, Francis.
32: Carson, André.
33: Carson, Julia.
34: Cheatham, Henry.
35: Chisholm, Shirley.
36: Christian-Christensen, Donna.
37: Church, Robert.
38: Clarke, Yvette D..
39: Clay, William.
40: Clay, William, Jr..
41: Clayton, Eva.
42: Cleaver, Emanuel.
43: Clyburn, James.
44: Coleman, Michael.
45: Collins, Barbara-Rose.
46: Collins, Cardiss.
47: Conyers, John.
48: Crockett, George W..
49: Cummings, Elijah.
50: Davis, Artur.
51: Davis, Ben.
52: Davis, Benjamin J..
53: Davis, Danny K..
54: Dawson, William L..
55: DeLarge, Robert.
56: Dellums, Ron.
57: DePriest, Oscar S..
58: Diggs, Charles, Jr..
59: Dinkins, David.
60: Dixon, Julian.
61: Dixon, Sheila.
62: Dymally, Mervyn.
63: Elliott, Robert.
64: Ellison, Keith.
65: Espy, Mike.
66: Evans, Melvin.
67: Evers, Charles.
68: Fattah, Chaka.
69: Fauntroy, Walter.
70: Fenty, Adrian M..
71: Fields, Cleo.
72: Flake, Floyd.
73: Ford, Harold.
74: Ford, Harold, Jr..
75: Ford, James.
76: Foster, Ezola.
77: Franklin, Shirley.
78: Franks, Gary.
79: Fudge, Marcia L..
80: Fulani, Lenora.
81: Gantt, Harvey.
82: Gibson, Kenneth.
83: Goode, W. Wilson.
84: Gray, Bill.
85: Gregory, Dick.
86: Hall, Katie.
87: Haralson, Jeremiah.
88: Harmon, Clarence.
89: Harris, Patricia Roberts.
90: Hastie, William Henry.
91: Hastings, Alcee.
92: Hatcher, Richard.
93: Hawkins, Augustus.
94: Hayes, Charles.
95: Hayes, James.
96: Henry, Aaron.
97: Herenton, Willie.
98: Herman, Alexis.
99: Hilliard, Earl.
100: Holder, Eric.
101: Howard, Perry.
102: Hyman, John.
103: Jack, Hulan.
104: Jackson, Alphonso.
105: Jackson, Jesse.
106: Jackson, Jesse, Jr..
107: Jackson Lee, Sheila.
108: Jackson, Lisa P..
109: Jackson, Maynard.
110: James, Sharpe.
111: Jefferson, William.
112: Johnson, Eddie B..
113: Johnson, Harvey, Jr..
114: Jordan, Barbara C..
115: Kelly, Sharon Pratt.
116: Keyes, Alan.
117: Kilpatrick, Carolyn.
118: Kilpatrick, Kwame.
119: Kirk, Ron.
120: Langston, John M..
121: Lee, Barbara.
122: Leland, Mickey.
123: Lewis, John Robert.
124: Long, Jefferson.
125: Looby, Alexander.
126: Lynch, John Roy.
127: Majette, Denise.
128: Marsh, Henry.
129: Martin, Louis.
130: McCall, Carl.
131: McKinney, Cynthia.
132: Meek, Carrie.
133: Meek, Kendrick.
134: Meeks, Gregory.
135: Metcalfe, Ralph.
136: Mfume, Kweisi.
137: Millender-McDonald, Juanita.
138: Miller, Thomas.
139: Mitchell, Arthur Wergs.
140: Mitchell, Charles.
141: Mitchell, Parren.
142: Moore, Gwen.
143: Morial, Dutch.
144: Moseley Braun, Carol.
145: Motley, Constance Baker.
146: Murray, George.
147: Nagin, Ray.
148: Napier, James.
149: Nash, Charles.
150: Nix, Robert.
151: Norton, Eleanor Holmes.
152: Nutter, Michael.
153: Obama, Barack.
154: O'Hara, James.
155: O'Leary, Hazel.
156: Owens, Major.
157: Paige, Rod.
158: Paterson, David A..
159: Patrick, Deval.
160: Payne, Donald.
161: Perry, Carrie Saxon.
162: Pinchback, P. B. S..
163: Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr..
164: Powell, Colin.
165: Powell, Debra.
166: Rainey, Joseph H..
167: Rangel, Charles.
168: Ransier, Alonzo.
169: Rapier, James T..
170: Revels, Hiram.
171: Rice, Condoleezza.
172: Rice, Norm.
173: Rice, Susan E..
174: Rogers, Joe.
175: Ross, Don.
176: Rush, Bobby.
177: Savage, Gus.
178: Schmoke, Kurt L..
179: Scott, Bobby.
180: Sharpton, Al.
181: Slater, Rodney.
182: Smalls, Robert.
183: Steele, Michael.
184: Stokes, Carl.
185: Stokes, Louis.
186: Street, John.
187: Sullivan, Louis.
188: Thompson, Bennie.
189: Towns, Edolphus.
190: Tubbs Jones, Stephanie.
191: Turner, Benjamin.
192: Usry, James.
193: Walls, Josiah.
194: Washington, Harold.
195: Washington, Walter.
196: Waters, Maxine.
197: Watson, Diane E..
Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
1: Allen, Ethel.
2: Anderson, Charles.
3: Anderson, Charles W., Jr..
4: Archer, Dennis.
5: Arnett, Benjamin.
6: Arrington, Richard.
7: Baker, Ella.
8: Baker, Thurbert.
9: Ballance, Frank.
10: Barry, Marion.
11: Belton, Sharon Sayles.
12: Berry, Ted.
13: Bishop, Sanford.
14: Blackwell, Ken.
15: Blackwell, Lucien.
16: Blackwell, Unita.
17: Bond, Julian.
18: Booker, Cory.
19: Bosley, Freeman.
20: Bradley, Tom.
21: Brooke, Edward W..
22: Brown, Corrine.
23: Brown, Lee.
24: Brown, Ron.
25: Brown, Willie.
26: Bruce, Blanche K..
27: Burke, Yvonne Braithwaite.
28: Burris, Roland.
29: Cain, Richard.
30: Campbell, Bill.
31: Cardozo, Francis.
32: Carson, André.
33: Carson, Julia.
34: Cheatham, Henry.
35: Chisholm, Shirley.
36: Christian-Christensen, Donna.
37: Church, Robert.
38: Clarke, Yvette D..
39: Clay, William.
40: Clay, William, Jr..
41: Clayton, Eva.
42: Cleaver, Emanuel.
43: Clyburn, James.
44: Coleman, Michael.
45: Collins, Barbara-Rose.
46: Collins, Cardiss.
47: Conyers, John.
48: Crockett, George W..
49: Cummings, Elijah.
50: Davis, Artur.
51: Davis, Ben.
52: Davis, Benjamin J..
53: Davis, Danny K..
54: Dawson, William L..
55: DeLarge, Robert.
56: Dellums, Ron.
57: DePriest, Oscar S..
58: Diggs, Charles, Jr..
59: Dinkins, David.
60: Dixon, Julian.
61: Dixon, Sheila.
62: Dymally, Mervyn.
63: Elliott, Robert.
64: Ellison, Keith.
65: Espy, Mike.
66: Evans, Melvin.
67: Evers, Charles.
68: Fattah, Chaka.
69: Fauntroy, Walter.
70: Fenty, Adrian M..
71: Fields, Cleo.
72: Flake, Floyd.
73: Ford, Harold.
74: Ford, Harold, Jr..
75: Ford, James.
76: Foster, Ezola.
77: Franklin, Shirley.
78: Franks, Gary.
79: Fudge, Marcia L..
80: Fulani, Lenora.
81: Gantt, Harvey.
82: Gibson, Kenneth.
83: Goode, W. Wilson.
84: Gray, Bill.
85: Gregory, Dick.
86: Hall, Katie.
87: Haralson, Jeremiah.
88: Harmon, Clarence.
89: Harris, Patricia Roberts.
90: Hastie, William Henry.
91: Hastings, Alcee.
92: Hatcher, Richard.
93: Hawkins, Augustus.
94: Hayes, Charles.
95: Hayes, James.
96: Henry, Aaron.
97: Herenton, Willie.
98: Herman, Alexis.
99: Hilliard, Earl.
100: Holder, Eric.
101: Howard, Perry.
102: Hyman, John.
103: Jack, Hulan.
104: Jackson, Alphonso.
105: Jackson, Jesse.
106: Jackson, Jesse, Jr..
107: Jackson Lee, Sheila.
108: Jackson, Lisa P..
109: Jackson, Maynard.
110: James, Sharpe.
111: Jefferson, William.
112: Johnson, Eddie B..
113: Johnson, Harvey, Jr..
114: Jordan, Barbara C..
115: Kelly, Sharon Pratt.
116: Keyes, Alan.
117: Kilpatrick, Carolyn.
118: Kilpatrick, Kwame.
119: Kirk, Ron.
120: Langston, John M..
121: Lee, Barbara.
122: Leland, Mickey.
123: Lewis, John Robert.
124: Long, Jefferson.
125: Looby, Alexander.
126: Lynch, John Roy.
127: Majette, Denise.
128: Marsh, Henry.
129: Martin, Louis.
130: McCall, Carl.
131: McKinney, Cynthia.
132: Meek, Carrie.
133: Meek, Kendrick.
134: Meeks, Gregory.
135: Metcalfe, Ralph.
136: Mfume, Kweisi.
137: Millender-McDonald, Juanita.
138: Miller, Thomas.
139: Mitchell, Arthur Wergs.
140: Mitchell, Charles.
141: Mitchell, Parren.
142: Moore, Gwen.
143: Morial, Dutch.
144: Moseley Braun, Carol.
145: Motley, Constance Baker.
146: Murray, George.
147: Nagin, Ray.
148: Napier, James.
149: Nash, Charles.
150: Nix, Robert.
151: Norton, Eleanor Holmes.
152: Nutter, Michael.
153: Obama, Barack.
154: O'Hara, James.
155: O'Leary, Hazel.
156: Owens, Major.
157: Paige, Rod.
158: Paterson, David A..
159: Patrick, Deval.
160: Payne, Donald.
161: Perry, Carrie Saxon.
162: Pinchback, P. B. S..
163: Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr..
164: Powell, Colin.
165: Powell, Debra.
166: Rainey, Joseph H..
167: Rangel, Charles.
168: Ransier, Alonzo.
169: Rapier, James T..
170: Revels, Hiram.
171: Rice, Condoleezza.
172: Rice, Norm.
173: Rice, Susan E..
174: Rogers, Joe.
175: Ross, Don.
176: Rush, Bobby.
177: Savage, Gus.
178: Schmoke, Kurt L..
179: Scott, Bobby.
180: Sharpton, Al.
181: Slater, Rodney.
182: Smalls, Robert.
183: Steele, Michael.
184: Stokes, Carl.
185: Stokes, Louis.
186: Street, John.
187: Sullivan, Louis.
188: Thompson, Bennie.
189: Towns, Edolphus.
190: Tubbs Jones, Stephanie.
191: Turner, Benjamin.
192: Usry, James.
193: Walls, Josiah.
194: Washington, Harold.
195: Washington, Walter.
196: Waters, Maxine.
197: Watson, Diane E..