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WHEN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION WAS WHITE: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A searching study of institutional inequality, much of it wrought, then as now, by the South."Three-fourths of us are disenfranchised; yet no writer on democratic reform says a word about Negroes." Thus W.E.B. DuBois, writing in 1935 at the height of the New Deal. Katznelson (Political Science/Columbia Univ.) ponders how it could be that in the declining years of Jim Crow, the disenfranchisement ... Read full review

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