How the Negroes Voted

Scammon, Richard M.
November 1960
New Republic;11/21/60, Vol. 143 Issue 22, p8
Focuses on the voting pattern of African American voters behind the victory of John F. Kennedy in the U.S. presidential election. Names of four states in which shifting of African American voters towards Kennedy changed the result of election; Participation of Catholics, labor, Jews, young people and city residentials in the Democratic victory; Reason behind the shifting of African American voters of Chicago, Philadelphia, Manhattan and Brooklyn towards Kennedy; Evidence for role of Africa American voters of South Carolina in victory of Kennedy.


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