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Black experience in contemporary America

Daniel Boamah-Wiafe

Black experience in contemporary America

by Daniel Boamah-Wiafe

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Published by BW Wisdom Publications in Omaha, Neb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Daniel Boamah-Wiafe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.86 .B63 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination508 p. :
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3699906M
    LC Control Number2003265380

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