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Minority Political Empowerment in New York City: Beyond the Voting Rights Act
Frank J. Macchiarola and Joseph G. Diaz look at the recent redistricting for New York City's fifty-one member City Council in light of the requirements of the federal Voting Rights Act. They analyze the sharp competition that developed among minority groups and resulted in the council having, by far, the largest number of Afro-Americans and Latinos in its history.

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