The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America (Paperback)
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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
About the Author
Andra Gillespie is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Emory University.