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Author Lusane, Clarence, 1953-
Title The Black history of the White House / Clarence Lusane
Publisher San Francisco, Calif. : City Lights Books, c2011
 Rodman Main Adult  975.3 L968    AVAILABLE
 Louisville Adult Nonfiction  975.3/LUS    AVAILABLE
Descript 575 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Series Open Media series
Open Media book
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A Declaration of Independence and racism: founding documents, founding fathers, and the preservation of slavery ; Prelude: Oney's White House story -- The president's house in the home of the Abolitionist movement ; Prelude: Hercules' White House story -- A White House built on and with slavery ; Prelude: Peter's White House story -- Closed doors: the White House and presidents of slavery ; Prelude: Paul Jennings's White House story -- The White House goes to war: rebellion, reconstruction and retrenchment ; Prelude: Elizabeth Keckly's White House story -- James Crow's White House ; Prelude: Booker T. Washington's White House story -- The 1960s and the crisis of power: the White House and Black mobilization ; Prelude: Abraham Bolden's White House story -- Black challenges to the White House: the campaigns to make the White House Black ; Prelude: Marcus Garvey's White House story -- The latest political milestone: the Obamas in the White House ; Prelude: Michelle Obama's White House story
Subject White House (Washington, D.C.) -- History
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- History
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Social conditions
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography
Presidents -- Relations with African Americans -- History
Presidents -- United States -- Racial attitudes -- History
Presidents -- United States -- Staff -- History
Slavery -- Washington (D.C.) -- History
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects
ISBN 9780872865327 (pbk.)
0872865320 (pbk.)

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