Son Of Virginia: A Life In America's Political Arena

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In 1981, the Commonwealth of Virginia, which had been dominated for decades by “the Organization,” a political machine led by former Governor and U.S. Senator Harry Byrd Sr., took its first baby steps to becoming the vibrant state it is today. That year, Charles Robb rejected the machine and began a new Democratic Party in his campaign for governor. Instead of running against African Americans, Ro...

Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Lyons Press; Reprint edition (August 1, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1493033700
ISBN-13: 978-1493033706
Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.6 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1308008
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Great book by a great man who I do not believe got the national recognition he deserved being America's first African American governor. This achievement was long before anyone ever heard the name Obama. And to think he did this as a grandson of sl...

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out to Douglas Wilder, the state’s only African American State Senator and other leaders in the African American Community to rally voters of color to support the Democratic ticket. With the help of a heavy African American turnout, Robb won and the Byrd machine was crushed.In 1985, just four years later, Doug Wilder won the party’s nomination for Lieutenant Governor against the cries of “Virginia isn’t ready” and, later that year, defied the naysayers by being elected to that office. Within five years, he would be sworn in as the first elected African American governor in American history.SON OF VIRGINIA by L. Douglas Wilder details the events of the author’s life to paint a portrait of the changing face of America. It will be a story of constant struggle and conflict, not only Wilder’s struggle, but also that of courageous people who stood up to decades of discrimination, corruption and greed. The book will stand as a road map for continued American progress in our elections and laws and a stark warning of what may happen if we relax our commitment to this program.