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Bridging The Racial Divide, Julius A. Amin Nov 2008

Bridging The Racial Divide, Julius A. Amin

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In an op-ed piece, Julius Amin, professor and chair of history, says Barack Obama transcended America's racial divide with his victory in the presidential election, but he has not cured the country's racial ills.


Guide To The Alice Martin Papers, 1937-2004, Denise Fourie, Catherine Trujillo Jan 2008

Guide To The Alice Martin Papers, 1937-2004, Denise Fourie, Catherine Trujillo

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The personal papers of Alice Martin, a civic-minded African-American woman known for her charitable nature and community service, consists primarily of correspondence, employment and war records, photographs, and realia. Donated by the estate of Alice Martin in 2004. Martin dedicated her time to her church, affordable housing consortiums, and community services for the economically disadvantaged and elderly in the county of San Luis Obispo. She was among the black family members who came to the area in the early 1940s as their husbands or other relatives were stationed at Camp San Luis Obispo, a training base for the U. S ...