Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: Race, Black Voting Behavior, and Affirmative Action: Issues that Continue to Dominate Black Politics Chapter 3 Black Voting Behavior in Presidential Elections: A View from the South Chapter 4 Affirmative Action, What Is the Question? Part 5 Part II: Critiques of Black Leadership and the Way Forward Chapter 6 From Incorporation Toward Irrelevance: The Afro-American Freedom Struggle in the 21st Century Chapter 7 Learning for Leaders: Notes on a Pedagogy for the Praxis of Black Political Leadership Chapter 8 Black Leadership: Toward a Twenty-first-century Praxis Part 9 Part III: Black Mayors in America: Reassessing the Legacy Chapter 10 From Insurgency to Deracialization: The Evolution of Black Mayoralities Chapter 11 The Political, Economic, & Social Implications of Mayor Lee P. Brown Chapter 12 Political Triangulation in the Left Coast City: The Electoral and Governance Strategy of Mayor Willie Brown Part 13 Part IV: The Congressional Black Caucus: The Disappearing Voice? Chapter 14 Symbolic Linkages and the Congressional Black Caucus Chapter 15 The CBC and American Foreign Policy: Strategy and Politics in a Conservative Political Culture Part 16 Index
John Davis teaches international politics at Howard University. He specializes in international terrorism, international relation, U.S. foreign policy, presidential studies, and Black politics. Some of his publications include two edited books, Presidential Policies and the Road to the Second War in Iraq: From 41 to 43 and The Global War on Terrorism: Assessing the American Response. He has written over thirty-five book chapters, journal articles, and book reviews.