Ershkowitz, Miriam and Joseph Zikmund II. Black Politics in Philadelphia. New York: Basic Books, 1973.

Shows how blacks, an underrepresented and poorly rewarded minority during the days of the Republican machine, came into their own in the Democratic Party and especially in the 1970s and 1980s, when Mayor Wilson Goode appealed to both blacks and whites as a more liberal and gentler alternative to Frank Rizzo.

Referenced in:
Pennsylvania Politics 1865-1930.

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