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