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Author Lusane, Clarence, 1953-

Title The Black history of the White House / Clarence Lusane.

Published San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  975.3 LUSA    AVAILABLE
Physical description 575 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Open Media series.
Open Media book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-540) and index.
Contents Introduction. Black people, white houses -- 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 (paperback)
0872865320 (paperback)