The Color of Power: Racial Coalitions and Political Power in Oakland

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The Color of Power is a fascinating examination of the changing politics of race in Oakland, California. Oakland has been at the forefront of California's multicultural changes for decades. Since the 1960s, the city has been a shining example of a fruitful liberal black-and-white political partnership and the successful incorporation of black politicians into the political landscape. But over the past forty years, the balance of power has changed as a consequence of dramatic demographic trends and economic circumstances. ...

The Color of Power: Racial Coalitions and Political Power in Oakland 2012, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813932811

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