Narrative+for+Essay+on+The+Best+Strategy+for+African+American+Equity

Narrative+for+Essay+on+The+Best+Strategy+for+African+American+Equity

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1 Professor L. J. Hanks Narrative for Essay on “The Best Strategy for African American Equity” From the codification of slavery in 1641 by the state of Massachusetts to the ending of freedom of choice with the Alexander v Holmes County Board of Education (1969), race mattered in the USA and has the backing of the state. When dual school systems in the South were forced to dismantle during the fall of 1970, the most overt and visible symbols of state sanctioned discrimination were banished to the dustbins of history. Emerging out of three centuries of state sanctioned discrimination, a new day of unprecedented opportunity awaited the African American collective: African Americans were recruited to historically segregated predominantly white universities, business and industry became practitioners of “equal opportunity-affirmative action,” and African Americans began to elect unprecedented numbers of Africans Americans to public office. The theory of black political empowerment had predicted that once African Americans
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2011 for the course POLS-Y 386 taught by Professor Hanks during the Spring '11 term at Indiana.

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