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245 00 Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007 /|cprepared under 
       the direction of the Committee on House Administration of 
       the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of 
       History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House 
       of Representatives. 
264  1 Washington :|bU.S. G.P.O. :|bFor sale by the Supt. of 
       Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,|c2008. 
300    v, 803 pages :|billustrations, portraits ;|c28 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
490 1  House document ;|v108-224 
500    Dedication sheet inserted. 
500    Shipping list no.: 2009-0004-S. 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Introduction: Shared experiences of black Americans in 
       Congress -- The historiography of black Americans in 
       Congress -- PART 1. FORMER BLACK-AMERICAN MEMBERS. "The 
       Fifteenth Amendment in flesh and blood": The symbolic 
       generation of black Americans in Congress, 1870-1887 -- 
       Reconstruction's new order -- Freedmen's Bureau -- Pre-
       Congressional experience: slavery, education, professional
       background -- Crafting an identity: the Republican Party 
       and black representation; elections; contested elections -
       - Washington experience -- Legislative interests: 
       committee assignments; Ku Klux Klan and amnesty acts -- 
       Civil Rights Bill of 1875 -- Rolling back civil rights -- 
       Statistics charts: Congressional service for black 
       Americans first elected, 1870-1886 -- Party divisions in 
       the House of Representatives, 41st-49th congresses (1869-
       1887) -- Party divisions in the Senate, 41st-49th 
       congresses (1869-1887) -- Contested election cases in the 
       House: 1789-1901 -- Contested election cases in the House:
       1856-1901 -- Hiram Rhodes Revels -- Joseph Hayne Rainey --
       Jefferson Franklin Long -- Robert Carlos De Large -- 
       Robert Brown Elliott -- Benjamin Sterling Turner -- Josiah
       Thomas Walls -- Richard Harvey Cain -- John Roy Lynch -- 
       Alonzo Jacob Ransier -- James Thomas Rapier -- Blanche 
       Kelso Bruce -- Jeremiah Haralson -- John Adams Hyman -- 
       Charles Edmund Nash -- Robert Smalls -- James Edward 
       O'Hara -- "The Negroes' temporary farewell": Jim Crow and 
       the exclusion of African Americans from Congress, 1887-
       1929 -- Shifting Republican focus -- Elections: 
       disfranchisement/disenfranchisement -- "Packing" and 
       "cracking" black majority districts -- Fusion -- Black 
       political rivalries -- Legislative interests: Monetary, 
       economic, and foreign policy issues -- Federal elections 
       bill -- Early Congressional anti-lynching campaign -- 
       Reduction -- Historical legacy -- A generation lost -- 
       Segregationist legislation and the rise of the NAACP -- 
       WWI and the great migration -- Anti-lynching legislation 
       renewed -- Reduction redux -- Power of the Southern Bloc 
       in Congress -- Party realignment -- 
505 0  FORMER MEMBERS, 1887-1929: Henry Plummer Cheatham -- John 
       Mercer Langston -- Thomas Ezekiel Miller -- George 
       Washington Murray -- George Henry White -- Keeping the 
       faith: African Americans return to Congress, 1929-1970 -- 
       Longevity and seniority -- Party realignment and the New 
       Deal -- The limits of New Deal reform -- WW2 -- Postwar 
       foreign policy and African-American civil rights -- The 
       Civil Rights Movement and the 2nd Reconstruction, 1945-
       1968 -- Civil Rights Act of 1957 -- Civil Rights Act of 
       1964 -- Voting Rights Act of 1965 -- Civil Rights Act of 
       1968 -- Crafting an Institutional Identity: Confronting 
       racism -- Speaking out against segregation -- FORMER 
       MEMBERS, 1929-1970: Oscar Stanton De Priest -- Arthur 
       Wergs Mitchell -- William Levi Dawson -- Adam Clayton 
       Powell, Jr. -- Charles Coles Diggs, Jr. -- Robert Nelson 
       Cornelius Nix, Sr. -- Augustus Freeman (Gus) Hawkins -- 
       Edward William Brooke III -- Shirley A. Chisholm -- 
       William Lacy (Bill) Clay, Sr. -- Louis Stokes -- George 
       Washington Collins -- Permanent interests: The expansion, 
       organization, and rising influence of African Americans in
       Congress, 1971-2007 -- Civil rights activism -- Creation 
       and evolution of the Congressional Black Caucus -- 
       Institution advancement -- Member characteristics: 
       electoral longevity -- Seniority and leadership posts -- 
       Legislative interests -- Economic opportunity -- District 
       of Columbia -- Conflicting interests -- Commemorative 
       legislation -- Foreign policy: Africa and apartheid -- 
       Crafting an identity on Capitol Hill -- Conflicting 
       imperatives: black interests vs party agenda -- 
       Investigations, corruption, and race -- Redistricting and 
       "deracialization": opportunities and limits -- 
505 0  FORMER MEMBERS, 1971-2007: Ronald V. Dellums -- Ralph 
       Harold Metcalfe -- Parren James Mitchell -- Walter Edward 
       Fauntroy -- Yvonne Brathwaite Burke -- Barbara Jordan -- 
       Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. -- Cardiss Collins -- Harold 
       Eugene Ford, Sr. -- Julian Carey Dixon -- Melvin Herbert 
       Evans -- William Herbert Gray, III -- George Thomas 
       (Mickey) Leland -- Bennett McVey Stewart -- George William
       Crockett, Jr. -- Mervyn Malcolm Dymally -- Gus Savage -- 
       Harold Washington -- Katie Beatrice Hall -- Major Robert 
       Odell Owens -- Alan Dupree Wheat -- Charles Arthur Hayes -
       - Alton R. Waldon, Jr. -- Alphonso Michael (Mike) Espy -- 
       Floyd Harold Flake -- -- Kweisi Mfume -- Craig Anthony 
       Washington -- Barbara-Rose Collins -- Gary A. Franks -- 
       Lucien Edward Blackwell -- Eva M. Clayton -- Cleo Fields -
       - Earl Frederick Hilliard -- Cynthia Ann McKinney -- 
       Carrie P. Meek -- Carol Moseley-Braun -- Mel Reynolds -- 
       Walter R. Tucker, III -- Victor O. Frazer -- Julius Caesar
       (J. C.) Watts, Jr. -- Juanita Millender-McDonald -- Julia 
       May Carson -- Harold Ford., Jr. -- Frank W. Ballance, Jr. 
       -- Denise L. Majette -- 
505 0  PT. 2. CURRENT BLACK-AMERICAN MEMBERS. Sanford D. Bishop, 
       Jr. -- Corrine Brown -- G. K. Butterfield -- Donna M. 
       Christensen -- William L. Clay, Jr. -- Emanuel Cleaver, II
       -- James E. Clyburn -- John Conyers, Jf. -- Elijah E. 
       Cummings -- Artur Davis -- Danny K. Davis -- Chaka Fattah 
       -- Al Green -- Alcee Hastings -- Jesse Jackson, Jr. -- 
       Sheila Jackson Lee -- William J. Jefferson -- Eddie 
       Bernice Johnson -- Stephanie Tubbs Jones -- Carolyn Cheeks
       Kilpatrick -- Barbara Lee -- John Lewis -- Kendrick B. 
       Meek -- Gregory W. Meeks -- Gwendolynne S. (Gwen) Moore --
       Eleanor Holmes Norton -- Barack Obama -- Donald M. Payne -
       - Charles B. Rangel -- Bobby L. Rush -- David Scott -- 
       Robert C. Scott -- Bennie Thompson -- Edolphus Towns -- 
       Maxine Waters -- Diane Edith Watson -- Melvin L. Watt -- 
       Albert R. Wynn -- Yvette Clarke -- Keith Ellison -- Hank 
       Johnson -- Laura Richardson -- Black-American 
       representatives and senators by congress, 1870-2007 -- 
       Black members' committee assignments (standing, joint, 
       select) in the U.S. House and Senate, 1870-2007 -- Black 
       Americans who have chaired congressional committees, 1977-
       2007 -- Black Americans in party leadership positions, 
       1977-2007 -- Congressional black caucus chairmen and 
       chairwomen, 1971-2007 -- Constitutional amendments and 
       major civil rights acts of congress referenced in the 
       text. 
520    From the publisher: Provides a comprehensive history of 
       the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the
       United States Congress. Written for a general audience, 
       this book contains a profile of each African-American 
       Member, including notables such as Hiram Revels, Joseph 
       Rainey, Oscar De Priest, Adam Clayton Powell, Shirley 
       Chisholm, Gus Hawkins, and Barbara Jordan. Individual 
       profiles are introduced by contextual essays that explain 
       major events in congressional and U.S. history. 
       Illustrated with many portraits, photographs, and charts. 
538    Mode of access: Internet from the GPO Access web site. 
       Address as of 12/4/08: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/
       cdocuments/hd108-224/index.html  ; current access is 
       available via PURL. 
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