Twists Of FateVanessa C. Tyson, 2016 Twists of fate : multiracial coalitions and minority representation in the US House of Representatives

“Members of Congress from racial minority groups often find themselves in a unique predicament. For one thing, they tend to represent constituencies that are more economically disadvantaged than those of their white colleagues. Moreover, they themselves experience marginalization when negotiating policy on Capital Hill. In Twists of Fate, Vanessa C. Tyson illuminates the experiences of racial minority members of the House of Representatives as they endeavor to provide much-needed resources for their districts”–Jacket.