Drawing From Government Data, Legislative History, Supreme Court Decisions, Survey Results, And The 2006 Reauthorization Debate, When The Letter Betrays The Spirit Examines How Executive And Judicial Discretion Facilitates Violations Of The Voting Rights Act Connecting Johnson To Obama, The Book Challenges The Executive Centered Model Of Leadership And Proffers A Congress Centered Approach To Protecting Voting Rights This Approach Would Both Satisfy The Goals Of The Black Civil Rights Movement And Give Fuller Support To The Fifteenth Amendment.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science UMBCTyson King Meadows is an expert on African American political behavior, examining such issues as attitudes on politics and rates of political participation among African Americans and rates of success for African American politicians in passing policy and running for office King Meadows earned his B.A from North Carolina Central University and his M.A and Ph.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- 374 pages
- When the Letter Betrays the Spirit: Voting Rights Enforcement and African American Participation from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama
- Tyson King-Meadows
- 22 September 2019 Tyson King-Meadows