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By Linda Heywood,Allison Blakely,Charles Stith,Joshua C. Yesnowitz

Bookended through feedback from African American diplomats Walter C. Carrington and Charles Stith, the essays during this quantity use shut readings of speeches, letters, old data, diaries, and memoirs of policymakers and newly to be had FBI records to confront much-neglected questions regarding race and overseas family members within the usa. Why, for example, did African american citizens profess loyalty and aid for the diplomatic projects of a kingdom that undermined their social, political, and fiscal health and wellbeing via racist rules and cultural practices? different contributions discover African american citizens' heritage within the diplomatic and consular prone and the influential roles of cultural ambassadors like Joe Louis and Louis Armstrong. the quantity concludes with an research of the consequences on race and international coverage within the management of Barack Obama.


Groundbreaking and significant, African americans in U.S. overseas Policy expands at the scope and subject matters of modern collections to supply the main updated scholarship to scholars in quite a number disciplines, together with U.S. and African American historical past, Africana experiences, political technology, and American studies.

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