Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

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An f, n, or t indicates a figure, footnote or table, respectively.
Abbitt, Watkins, 220
Abernathy, Ralph, 84
abolitionism, 37, 41t, 43–44, 46, 48, 219, 254t, 302n29
academic institutions, 65, 68t, 73, 78, 255t, 292. See also science; specific institutions
Acheson, Dean, 82
ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union): and alliance, race-conscious, 261t; and crime, 232, 233; and employment, 120, 122, 125, 126, 129; and hoUsing, 150, 155t, 159, 324n71; and immigration, 242t, 343n112; and majority-minority districts, 187–88; and voting rights, 178t; and vouchers, 199, 200t
Adams, Henry, 62, 89
Adams, John, 3
Adams, John Quincy, 38
Adams Jr., Charles Frances, 62–63, 66, 89
Adarand Constructors v. Pena (1995), 131
Addams, Jane, 69
ADEPA (Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996), 231–32, 246
AEI (American Enterprise Institute), 188, 209t, 224t, 242t, 259t, 262t
AFDC (Aid for Dependent Children), 75, 246
affirmative action: basics, 9; and conservatism, 110, 111, 130; and Democrats, 10–12, 133, 162; and housing, 160, 166; and mortgage crisis, 162; and Republicans, 124, 211–12; results of, 269–70, 289. See also education; employment; equal opportunity; quotas “affirmatively further fair housing” (AFFH) requirement, 319n1
AFL-CIO, 56, 120, 121, 155t, 159, 178t, 242t, 260t, 261t
African American groups and leaders: and alliances, modern, 257, 258, 269; and alliances, segregation era, 72, 254t; and alliances, slavery era, 41t, 254t; and civil rights, 260t; and crime, 229; and employ ment, 118t, 120–21, 258; and housing/ mortgages, 139, 258; and identity catego ries, 208, 212; and immigration, 236, 240, 241t, 244, 247, 248, 260t; and majority minority districts, 187–88, 257, 258; office holders, 14, 105, 170–79, 172, 176, 181, 184–85, 269, 270t (see also individual office holders); and prison populations, 228; and Republicans, 181; and vouchers, 196, 199, 202. See also individual leaders; specific groups
African Americans: census views, 207; and education, 12–13, 269, 270–74t, 333n9; and employment, 269–71t, 278t; health, 13,276–77; housing/mortgage statistics, 13, 143–44, 163, 275, 276, 295n35, 327n119; and identity categories, 211; immigration views, 236; incomes, 13, 272, 275–76; po litical visions of, 346n9; prison populations, 277, 279t. See also African American groups and leaders; inequalities; individual African Americans; specific issues
African American voters: and economic classes, 268; and education, 130; and equal protection, 60; and northern states, 72, 78; and political parties, 27, 101–2, 171, 263; and property taxes, 116; registration statis tics, 172; and southern states, 73, 85, 266; and U.S. Supreme Court, 77, 81, 309n50; and vouchers, 198, 199–200, 201, 203. See also voting rights
Afro-American League (Council), 69
AFT (American Federation of Teachers), 150, 155t, 193
Agricultural Research Extension and Educa tion Act of 1998, 344n127

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