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Contents Foreword Introduction From Slavery to Public Office Chapter One The First Black Political Officials Chapter Two Blacks Lose, Then Regain Political Power Chapter Three Blacks Govern Their Hometowns Chapter Four Blacks Govern Their States Chapter Five Blacks Write Laws for the Entire Nation Chapter Six Black Appointed Officials Also Govern Epilogue Black Officials Still Face Racism Notes Timeline For Further Reading Index Picture Credits About the Author
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African American politicians -- History.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
United States -- Race relations.