This is the first systematic study of Black-Latino intergroup relations at the national level of United States politics.
Rodney E. Hero is Professor of Political Science and the Haas Chair in Diversity and Democracy at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Racial Diversity and Social Capital: Equality and Community in America (Cambridge University Press, 2007), Faces of Inequality: Social Diversity in American Politics (2000) and Latinos and the U.S. Political System: Two-Tiered Pluralism (1992), winner of the American Political Science Association's 1993 Ralph J. Bunch award. He is co-author of Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy Preferences (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Robert R. Preuhs is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Metropolitan State College of Denver. His research focuses on representation, state politics, policy and racial/ethnic politics. His research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Politics.