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The covenant with Black America / introduction by Tavis Smiley.

Other Title:
Covenant
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
Chicago : Third World Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 254, [4] pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
African Americans -- Politics and government.
United States -- Race relations.
African American leadership.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Chicago.
Contents:
Introduction / Tavis Smiley
Statement of Purpose / Marian Wright Edelman
Covenant I: Securing the right to healthcare and well-being. Introductory essay / David M. Satcher, M.D.
Covenant II: Establishing a System of Public Education in which All Children Achieve at High Levels and Reach Their Full Potential. Introductory essay / Edmund W. Gordon
Covenant III: Correcting the System of Unequal Justice. Introductory essay / James Bell
Covenant IV: Fostering Accountable Community-Centered Policing. Introductory essay / Maya Harris
Covenant V: Ensuring Broad Access to Affordable Neighborhoods that Connect to Opportunity. Introductory essay / Angela Glover Blackwell
Covenant VI: Claiming Our Democracy. Introductory essay / Wade Henderson
Covenant VII: Strengthening our Rural Roots. Introductory essay / Oleta Fitzgerald and Sarah Bobrow-Williams
Covenant VIII: Accessing Good Jobs, Wealth, and Economic Prosperity. Introductory essay / Marc H. Morial
Covenant IX: Assuring Environmental Justice for All. Introductory essay / Robert D. Bullard
Covenant X: Closing the Racial Digital Divide. Introducty essay / Tyrone D. Taborn
Afterword / Haki R. Madhubuti
A Call to Action / Cornel West.
Notes:
"Cover image based on the photograph 'Sojourner' by Chester Higgins Jr. Cover layout by Lisa Moran. Inside text layout and design by Keir Thirus."
Includes bibliographical references.
"New York Times Bestseller"--Cover.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has embossed stamps "JB Library of Joanna Banks".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (stamps) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2006
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0883782774 :
OCLC:
64432411
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