Enslaved, oppressed, and dehumanized for much of American history, members of the black community, such as Carter G. The black press was instrumental in documenting black history and giving voice to blacks, who were, at best, ignored in the larger press. Russwurm—the first black man to graduate from college—the paper reported on current events and contained editorials against slavery, lynchings, and other injustices.
Cory Booker speaking at a fundraising event in Los Angeles last year. Cory Booker spun around and saw the woman standing on the stoop of her squat three-story apartment building. They apparently have known each other for a while. With a warm smile, she explained why she rushed out in her early morning finery.
His bald head sits atop the agile, sturdy frame of a former college football player. He named a street about five blocks away. Booker explained that he travels to Washington on Mondays and is usually back in New Jersey three days later.
One of them was right across the street. That was the promise we made. They are clearly aware their former mayor might run for president. Booker got a similar greeting when he walked into a bodega around the corner from his house.
In the hallways of Capitol Hill and at the speeches he gives around the country, Booker is regularly urged to mount a White House bid.
Frank Lautenberg, and then again in — ends in In the past year, Booker has traveled to at least 11 states to stump for his colleagues.
But in an interview, Booker let slip that he is planning one trip that might raise eyebrows: Whenever Booker hits the campaign trail, he is a potent weapon.
His rise has largely been propelled by his inspiring personal story — and his unique ability to tell it. Axelrod currently leads the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago. Indeed, the captivating narrative and presentation that has inspired support for Booker has also provoked skepticism, including fears from progressives about his close ties to donors from Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry.
There are also substantive questions about his record in Newark and in the Senate. Booker has in many ways mastered the art of retail politics. He has a boundless energy that he credits to a vegan diet supplemented by iced tea and his newest discovery, intermittent fasting.
Booker is also a gifted orator. Working without a script, Booker turns these set pieces into symphonies of rising emotion and soaring inspiration with his voice alternately breaking and booming before rapt audiences.
Cory Booker at a rally outside in Washington last January. His parents were pioneering black executives at IBM who were active in the civil rights movement. They were able to raise Cory and his brother in the wealthy New Jersey suburb of Harrington Park, with the help of housing activists who worked with the family to force unwilling property owners to sell them a home.
Booker sums it up with the words of a man he often quotes, Martin Luther King Jr. That injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. And both Booker and King can provoke a similar reaction from supporters.
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