Gaining Political Ground in the Twenty-First Century: Latest issue of the Trotter Review available
President Barack Obama drew 15,000 people to Hynes Auditorium in Boston to hear him support the reelection campaign of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on October 16, 2010. Three weeks later, Patrick became the first black governor in the country to be reelected. Image © Don West.
The most recent issue of the Trotter Review, which focuses on issues of the political representation of African Americans in local, state, and national politics, is now available in ScholarWorks, the institutional repository for scholarship and research at UMass Boston.
The Trotter Review has been published since 1987 by the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture at UMass Boston.
The contents of this issue include
“Governor Deval Patrick and the Representation of Massachusetts’ Black Interests” by Ravi K. Perry
“Considered a Foreign Policy Neophyte, Barack Obama Emerges as One of the Nation’s Most Competent Commanders in Chief” by Howard Manly
“Denver and Boston: Why One City Elects Black Mayors and the Other Has Not” by Kenneth J. Cooper
“Commentary: Creating a Pipeline for a More Inclusive Democracy” by Joyce Ferriabough
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