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By Hanes Walton,Robert C. Smith

This dynamic and entire textual content from nationally well known students keeps to illustrate the profound impression African american citizens have had -- and proceed to have -- on American politics. by utilizing interrelated subject matters -- the assumption of common freedom and the concept that of minority-majority coalitions -- the textual content demonstrates how the presence of Africans within the usa affected the founding of the Republic and its political associations and methods. The authors convey that in the course of the quest for his or her personal freedom within the usa, African american citizens have universalized and elevated the freedoms of all americans.

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