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Redefining Black power reflections on the state of Black America by Joanne Griffith

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Published by City Lights Books in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Politics and government,
  • Race relations,
  • African Americans,
  • Interviews

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Joanne Griffith
SeriesOpen media series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.86 .R378 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25102058M
ISBN 109780872865464
LC Control Number2011045459

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