TITLE

Obama's wave and the New York role reversal

AUTHOR(S)
Fulani, Lenora
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;2/14/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 8, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's views about the outcome of the U.S. 2008 presidential primaries held on February 12, 2008. These primaries may not have decided the Democratic or Republican presidential nominations, but it did redraw the map of Black politics in some significant ways, says the author. Black voters throughout the country, and particularly throughout the South, embraced the message of the Barack Obama campaign, avers the author.
ACCESSION #
30036565

 

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