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Just Permanent Interests #2020

Just Permanent Interests William L Clay one of the most important players in Congress offers a candid up to date history of black elected officials in the U S Congress As the senior member of the Missouri Congressional del

  • Title: Just Permanent Interests
  • Author: William L. Clay Malaika Adero Douglas Wilder
  • ISBN: 9781567430417
  • Page: 284
  • Format: Paperback
  • Just Permanent Interests By William L. Clay Malaika Adero Douglas Wilder, William L Clay, one of the most important players in Congress, offers a candid, up to date history of black elected officials in the U.S Congress As the senior member of the Missouri Congressional delegation and a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, William L Clay shares thirty four years of experiences and insight into the political process and the roleWilliam L Clay, one of the most important players in Congress, offers a candid, up to date history of black elected officials in the U.S Congress As the senior member of the Missouri Congressional delegation and a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus, William L Clay shares thirty four years of experiences and insight into the political process and the roles that black elected officials have played in the process, from the post Civil War era up to now From the election of Senator Hiram R Revels in 1870 to the election of Congresswoman Maxine Waters in 1991, Congressman Clay dispels the myths and misinformation about black politicians He recounts their struggles, victories and losses, and sets the record straight about the enormous contributions they have made, which benefit not only other blacks, but Americans of all ethnicities Congressman Clay shows how the business of effective government is neither fun nor games for elected officials It is not easy work, short hours, and unending cocktail parties It is a rough, tough business and given pervasive unemployment, excessive numbers of women heading households without support, high rates of crime and teen age pregnancies, and all the other tragic conditions that are part of the black community, citizens activists and aspiring politicians alike need to know how the system really works and can work to empower as well as suppress black people Just Permanent Interests delivers a wealth of information on and analysis of American politics useful to students, professionals, and voters in general Congressman Clay documents black involvement in politics during the Reconstruction era, then brings the reader through the turmoil of the Civil Rights Movement He reveals the racial dynamics of congressional politics and the events that led to the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus He describes the relationship of the Caucus to Democratic and Republican administrations of the last two deca

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