Book Discussion on Republicans and the Black Vote

Michael Fauntroy talked about his book, Republicans and the Black Vote, published by Lynne Rienner Publishers. He described the… read more

Michael Fauntroy talked about his book, Republicans and the Black Vote, published by Lynne Rienner Publishers. He described the history of the relationship between blacks and the Republican Party, saying that the Republican party had nearly unanimous support among blacks during Reconstruction because of Republicans' progressive civil rights policies. However, the Democratic Party became associated with civil rights in the 20th century, and consequently most blacks now vote for Democrats. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Republicans and the Black Vote

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196567-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2007

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  • Feb 18, 2007 | 11:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2007 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 18, 2007 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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