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.
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