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19 In another example of his aloofness from New York’s lower-income black communities, Dinkins was accused by the more militant black newspapers like the City Sun and others of neglecting African American voters. Hoping to pacify his critics, Dinkins took to “the streets with a walking tour of Bedford-Stuyvesant,”20 a move that satisfied few. ”22 For once, the Times appeared prophetic. YUSUF HAWKINS In August 1989, a sixteen-year-old African American was visiting Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, with three friends.
S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Social Science Research Council’s Program in Applied Economics and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture for supporting this research. 44 Derek S. Hyra whites, are more likely to participate in nontraditional political action (Verba and Nie 1972). For instance, African Americans are more likely to affect their community through civic groups than by voting. , Cohen and Dawson 1993; Marschall 2001), few studies explore how conditions beyond the community affect informal political engagement.
24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 39 jumping off point . . but as the black population grew, it dispersed into Brooklyn and Queens. ” Jim Sleeper, The Closest of Strangers: Liberalism and the Politics of Race in New York (New York: W. W. Norton, 1990), 298. Ibid. Celestine Bohlen, “For Dinkins Styles Range from Calm to Serious,” New York Times, July 31, 1989. Ibid. Tom Wicker, “Dinkins Out Front,” New York Times, June 23, 1989. ” Biles, “Dinkins and the Politics of Race,” 136.