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Dennis S. Nordin is a retired historian. He is the author of five other books, including The New Deal's Black Congressman: The Life of Arthur Wergs Mitchell. He lives in Starkville, Mississippi.
In 2008, American history was forever changed with the election of Barack Obama, the United States’ first African American president. However, Obama was far from the first African American to run for a public office or to face the complexities of race in a political campaign. For over a century, offices ranging from city mayor to state senator have been filled by African Americans, making race a factor in many elections. In From Edward Brooke to Barack Obama, Dennis S. Nordin navigates the history of biracial elections by examining the experiences of a variety of African American politicians from across the country, revealing how voters, both black and white, respond to the issue of race in an election.

The idea to compare the African American political experience across several levels of office first occurred to Nordin as he was researching Arthur W. Mitchell’s 1934 congressional campaign. The question of white voter support was of particular significance, as was whether the continuation of that support depended upon his avoiding minority issues in office. To begin answering these questions and others, Nordin compares the experiences of eleven African American politicians. Taken from across the country to ensure a wide sample and accurate depiction of the subject, the case studies examined include Tom Bradley, mayor of Los Angeles; David Dinkins, mayor of New York; Freeman Bosley Jr., mayor of St. Louis; Senator Edward Brooke of Massachusetts; Senator Carol Moseley-Braun of Illinois; Governor L. Douglas Wilder of Virginia; and Representative J. C. Watts Jr. of Oklahoma, among others. As Nordin analyzes these individuals and their contribution to the whole, he concludes that biracial elections in the United States have yet to progress beyond race.

From Edward Brooke to Barack Obama investigates the implications of race in politics, a highly relevant topic in today’s Amer...

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ISBN 9780826219770
Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Elections
Format Hardcover
Pages 258
Publisher Date 2012-06-25 00:00:00.0
Publisher Univ of Missouri Pr
Copyright Year 2012
Height 9.75 in
Wdth 6.75 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.36 lb
Language English
Subtitle African American Political Success, 1966-2008
Audience College/higher education
Authors Nordin, Dennis S.
Country of Origin United States

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