By Prof. Steven F. Lawson, John Hope Franklin
Initially published in 2008, this publication positive aspects the 1st book in booklet kind of the Clinton fee on Race Initiative’s record; a foreword through fee chair John wish Franklin; President Clinton’s speech that introduced the fee; and different very important fabrics for periods on American race relatives. "The record, and this quantity, would certainly think a spot one of the most vital works approximately race and the power problem of racism in sleek American life."—William A. hyperlink, collage of Florida
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Our task was to take this necessary first step in the President's effort to articulate and realize a vision of a more just society. THE ADVISORY BOARD AND ITS MANDATE In June 1997, through Executive Order No. 13050, President Clinton appointed John Hope Franklin (chairman), Linda Chavez-Thompson, Reverend Dr. Suzan D. Johnson Cook, Thomas H. Kean, Angela E. Oh, Bob Thomas, and William F. Winter to serve as members of the Advisory Board. Each member brought to this effort the experience of having engaged in the work of building relationships and creating opportunities to bridge racial divides in their communities, professions, and workplaces.
DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk (New York, New American Library, 1969, xi. 2 Steven F. , To Secure These Rights: The Report of President Harry S Truman's Committee on Civil Rights (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004), 44. , 12. , 179. 5 Kari Frederickson, The Dixiecrat Revolt and the End of the Solid South, 1932-1968 (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2001), 150-96; Harold Gullen, The Upset That Wasn't: Harry S. Truman and the Crucial Election of 1948 (Chicago, Ivan R. Dee, 1998).
Each person who takes some action to improve race relations and reduce racial disparities makes a difference. It is that citizen service at home, at work, and in neighborhoods and communities that is the hope and promise of this Initiative, Nation, and our future. To all of you, we urge you to continue your work, to reach out to others, and to help build one America in the 21st century. The members of the Advisory Board would like to thank the staff of the President's Initiative on Race for their contributions.