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A Glance at American Presidents in Black Life

George Washington to George W. Bush

John Egbeazien Oshodi

This book reviews the American presidency, showcasing all of the American presidents, their basic identities, and their roles in Black life. Each concise examination shows how each president addressed the long history of racial segregation, racial injustice, and human prejudice against blacks in America. The chronological chapter presentation of every President emphasizes the respective dimensions of each president and his impact on Black people. The American presidents who took a full-length approach to addressing issues of Black oppression, discrimination, and struggle are highlighted. In addition, the author reveals the non-considerate leadership of many other presidents toward Black existence. This book offers a breadth of perspectives of the ongoing racial challenges facing America under each president. This book can be used as a supplement or an adjunct text for courses in Political Science, African American-centered Psychology, Sociology, or Racial and Ethnic Studies. « less more »
University Press of America
Pages: 104Size: 6 x 9
978-0-7618-4463-1 • Paperback • February 2009 • $32.99 • (£22.95)
Dr. John Egbeazien Oshodi, is a practicing clinical/forensic psychologist with a private practice at the Oshodi Foundation, Center for Psychological and Forensic Services, in Miami, Florida. He is an adjunct faculty member at Broward College, Behavioural Sciences Department, Coconut Creek, Florida.
Chapter 1 George Washington
Chapter 2 John Adams
Chapter 3 Thomas Jefferson
Chapter 4 James Madison
Chapter 5 James Monroe
Chapter 6 John Quincy Adams
Chapter 7 Andrew Jackson
Chapter 8 Martin Van Buren
Chapter 9 William Henry Harrison
Chapter 10 John Tyler
Chapter 11 James K. Polk
Chapter 12 Zachary Taylor
Chapter 13 Millard Fillmore
Chapter 14 Franklin Pierce
Chapter 15 James Buchanan
Chapter 16 Abraham Lincoln
Chapter 17 Andrew Johnson
Chapter 18 Ulysses S. Grant
Chapter 19 Rutherford B. Hayes
Chapter 20 James A. Garfield
Chapter 21 Chester A. Arthur
Chapter 22 Grover Cleveland
Chapter 23 Benjamin Harrison
Chapter 24 William McKinley
Chapter 25 Theodore Roosevelt
Chapter 26 William H. Taft
Chapter 27 Woodrow Wilson
Chapter 28 Warren G. Harding
Chapter 29 Calvin Coolidge
Chapter 30 Herbert C. Hoover
Chapter 31 Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Chapter 32 Harry S. Truman
Chapter 33 Dwight David Eisenhower
Chapter 34 John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Chapter 35 Lyndon Baines Johnson
Chapter 36 Richard M. Nixon
Chapter 37 Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr.
Chapter 38 James Earl "Jimmy" Carter
Chapter 39 Ronald Reagan
Chapter 40 George Herbert Walker Bush
Chapter 41 William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton
Chapter 42 George Walker Bush