Ron Walters

Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland

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Professor of Political Science at the University of Maryland; author of The Politics of Black Memory, due out early next year, and Freedom Is Not Enough: Black Voters, Black Candidates and American Presidential Politics

Ron Walters on KCRW

The Bush Administration reluctantly made good on its promise today and  partially nationalized American banks  with $250 billion.

The Economy, the Campaign and Polling

The Bush Administration reluctantly made good on its promise today and partially nationalized American banks with $250 billion.

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George W. Bush won eight out of 10 Christian church-goers in 2004, and evangelicals have been a reliable part of the Republican base.

Evangelical Voters and the 2008 Election

George W. Bush won eight out of 10 Christian church-goers in 2004, and evangelicals have been a reliable part of the Republican base.

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In 2004,  Rev. Al Sharpton  ran for President on a civil rights platform. In 1948, South Carolina's late Senator Strom Thurmond ran as a segregationist.

Contemporary Politics and the Legacy of Slavery

In 2004, Rev. Al Sharpton ran for President on a civil rights platform. In 1948, South Carolina's late Senator Strom Thurmond ran as a segregationist.

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