By Todd E Robinson
A urban inside a City cogently argues that the post-war political reform championed via neighborhood Republicans remodeled the city's racial geography, making a racialized "city inside of a city," that includes a method of "managerial racism" designed to maintain blacks in declining inner-city components. As Robinson shows, this daring, provocative framework for realizing race kin in Grand Rapids has broader implications for illuminating the twentieth-century African American city event in secondary cities.
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