Political Empowerment of Illinois' African-American State Lawmakers from 1877 to 2005

ISBN-10: 0761840176
ISBN-13: 9780761840176
Authors: Erm Brooks Williams
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"This book is the first to document Illinois African-American state lawmakers who have served in Illinois General Assembly from the Reconstruction Era to 2005. The book includes U.S. Senator Barack Obama; the late Mayor Harold Washington of Chicago; Secretary of State Jesse White; Senator Carol Moseley Braun; and John Thomas, the first African American to serve in the Illinois General Assembly. This research can be readily used by students, scholars, and the general public."--BOOK JACKET.

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: University Press of America, Incorporated Number of pages: 158 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.638 lbs. Language: English