By Bruce A. Glasrud
This article explores the lengthy historical past of African American applicants for President and vp, studying the impression of every candidate at the American public, in addition to the contribution all of them made towards advancing racial equality in the USA. advent: The African American quest for the presidency / Bruce A. Glasrud and Cary D. Wintz -- starting the trek : Douglass, Bruce, Black conventions, self sufficient political events / Bruce A. Glasrud -- The Communist celebration of the USA and African American political applicants / David Cullen and Kyle G. Wilkison -- Charlotta A. Bass : win or lose, we win / Carolyn Wedin -- Shirley Chisholm : a catalyst for switch / Maxine D. Jones -- The Socialist staff occasion and African american citizens / Dwonna Naomi Goldstone -- Civil rights activists and the achieve for political energy / Jean Van Delinder -- Jesse Jackson : run, Jesse, run! / James M. Smallwood -- Lenora department Fulani : demanding the foundations of the sport / Omar H. Ali -- Race activists and fringe events with a message / Charles Orson prepare dinner -- Black politicians : paving the best way / Hanes Walton, Jr. ... [et at.] -- Colin Powell : the candidate who wasn't / Cary D. Wintz -- Barack Hussein Obama: an thought of desire, an agent for switch / Paul Finkelman
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E. B. Du Bois, the leadership of the Lincoln Independent Party challenged the more conservative local black leadership as well as white Republicans. Although the movement was not successful, it produced a vocal and activist leadership, a greater responsiveness from white Republicans, and an increased movement away from the Republican fold by blacks in Louisville. , a civil rights activist, to be its nominee for president and Reginald Carter for vice president. King thus became the second African American chosen by a political party to be its candidate for the office of president of the United States.
Keyes, former radio talk show host and perennial conservative black candidate. In addition to Masters, third party African American 1996 presidential aspirants included James Harris for the Socialist Workers Party and Monica Moorehead for the Workers World Party. Both also ran in 2000. One additional black American became a candidate in 2000; Ezola Broussard Foster was the Reform Party’s vice presidential candidate that year (the party’s presidential candidate was the outspoken conservative, Patrick Buchanan).
African Americans and the Presidency: The Road to the White House by Bruce A. Glasrud