Ernest Chambers, Black Power, and the politics of race by Tekla Agbala Ali Johnson

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Published by Texas Tech University Press in Lubbock .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • African American legislators,
  • Nebraska,
  • Legislators,
  • Black power,
  • Nebraska. Legislature. Senate,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementTekla Agbala Ali Johnson ; foreword by Quintard Taylor
SeriesPlains histories
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF670.4.C53 A75 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25361730M
ISBN 109780896727298, 9780896727618
LC Control Number2012023334

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