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The New Black Politician

Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

The New Black Politician by Andra Gillespie
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·       “Interesting, thoughtful, and broad in its revelation of the post-racial black politician.” – Andrea Simpson, author of The Tie That Binds

·       “Telling and insightful analysis…, This remarkable book will have a significant impact                   .” – Wilbur C. Rich, author of David Dinkins and New York City Politics

·       “An astute account.” – Clarence N. Stone, author of Regime Politics

·       “Careful, detailed, and penetrating… groundbreaking… This unparalleled scholarly work is bold, imaginative, and timely.” – Hanes Walton, Jr., co-author of The African American Electorate

·       “Of interest to all who ponder [Cory] Booker’s political future in New Jersey.” – Kathleen Daley, Star-Ledger Entertainment Desk

“Anybody with an acute interest in the future of black politics in “postracial” America should absolutely read this book.” – Nick Peruffo, The Trentorian
NYU Press; May 2012
325 pages; ISBN 9780814738696
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Title: The New Black Politician
Author: Andra Gillespie
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