The Review of Black Political Economy

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 253–265

Black political power and the decline of black land ownership

  • William E. Nelson
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Conclusion

The absence of a viable equity base has been costly to the black community both economically and politically. Black dependency on white economic support has served to rob the black community of its autonomous decision-making potential. Further, without the advantage of a steady income and personal property in which they can take pride, many povertystricken Blacks have been unable to develop a serious interest in political activity. At the same time, black organizational efforts—both political and economic—have been crippled by the lack of a sufficient equity base to keep them independently viable.

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© Springer 1978

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