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Amilcar Shabazz

A Texan by birth, Amilcar Shabazz is professor of history and Africana Studies in the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His academic emphasis is on the political economy of social and cultural movements, education, and public policy. His book Advancing Democracy: African Americans and the Struggle for Access and Equity in Higher Education in Texas was the winner of the T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award and other scholarly recognitions.

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