Wright Authors Chapter in “How the South Became Republican” Book

Leah Wright wrote a chapter titled “The Black Cabinet: Economic Civil Rights in the Nixon Administration,” which appears on pages 240-290 in the book,  Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican. More information on the book is online here. Wright is assistant professor of African American studies, assistant professor of history.

Wright also spent part of the summer as one of four Frederick B. Artz Scholars at Oberlin College. She examined the papers of Jewel LaFontant MANkarious – a prominent civil rights activist, lawyer and presidential appointee.