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American While Black: African Americans, Immigration, and the Limits of Citizenship

Niambi Michele Carter

Abstract

While the Civil Rights Movement brought increasing opportunities for blacks, this period also saw the liberalization of American immigration policy. The same agitation that allowed blacks to vote also made it possible for increasing numbers of non-European immigrants to enter America for the first time. What has an expanded immigration regime meant for how blacks express national attachment? Using quantitative and qualitative data, this book helps us understand the context and constraint of white supremacy on the formation of black public opinion and national attachment. Recent waves of immigr ... More

Keywords: blacks, African American, immigration, public opinion, white supremacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190053550
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190053550.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Niambi Michele Carter, author
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Howard University