Black Scholar. Summer98, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p36. 11p.
AFRICAN American legislators
Discusses Afro-American representation in the United States Congress, while focusing on how the creation of majority black districts in the South contributed to the number being 39. How Afro-Americans' inability to win election from majority white districts calls for the perpetuation of majority black districts; Factors attributed to the increased number of blacks elected to Congress; Legal actions challenging the creation of majority black districts.