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Business in Black and White American Presidents and Black Entrepreneurs in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 0814775179

ISBN-13: 9780814775172

Edition: 2009

Authors: Lewis A. Randolph, Robert E. Weems, Robert E. Weems, Lewis A. Randolph

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[An] extraordinarily detailed and well-documented historical inquiry. . . . Robert Weems engaging, well-written book makes a significant and invaluable contribution in several areas of study. --Juliet E.K. Walker, author of The History of Black Business in America: Capitalism, Race, Entrepreneurship Business in Black and White provides a panoramic discussion of various initiatives that American presidents have supported to promote black business development in the United States. Many assume that U.S. government interest in promoting black entrepreneurship began with Richard Nixons establishment of the Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE) in 1969. Drawn from a variety of sources,…    
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 2/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.298

Howard P. Chudacoff is George L. Littlefield Professor of American History at Brown University. His many books include How Old Are You? Age Consciousness in American Culture, and The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture.Lewis A. Randolph is professor of Political Science at Ohio University and co-editor, with Gayle T. Tate, of Dimensions of Black Conservatives in the United States: Made in America.

List of Tables
Introduction: The Initiatives Leading to Black Capitalism
The Origins of the Commerce Department's Division of Negro Affairs, 1925-1940
Emmer Lancaster and the Ascendancy and Fall of the Commerce Department's Division of Negro Affairs, 1940-1960
More Than Civil Rights: The Kennedy and Johnson Administrations and African American Enterprise
The Democratic Party and Black Capitalism during the Presidential Election of 1968
Nixon and the "Militants": The GOP and Black Capitalism during the Presidential Election of 1968
The National Response to Richard M. Nixon's Black Capitalism Initiative
The Ford Administration and Black Capitalism
The Carter Administration and African American Enterprise
Epilogue: Whatever Happened to Black Capitalism?
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