TITLE

Drag Race

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;12/18/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 25, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the influence of African Americans on the political campaigns leading up to the 2000 United States presidential election between Al Gore and George W. Bush. Use of a video representing James Byrd Jr., who was dragged to death in Texas, in an advertisement issued by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to criticize Bush; Speculation that the indecision in Florida was a result of so-called racial politics; Reasons why Gore tended to gain more from the race issue than Bush.
ACCESSION #
3853283

 

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