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Buying Power Not Protest: The Myth Prevents Unrest

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Abstract

The history of buying power is all but entirely neglected but reveals plenty regarding its deployment today. Buying power originated as a focal point of study precisely to assure societal peace based upon working people being able to afford the products they produced. From there buying power would be adapted by government, business, and both White and Black commercial presses and used to promote a Black economic unreality designed to attract and direct advertising revenue.

Keywords

Labor movement World War II Marketing Propaganda 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Morgan State UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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