Grose quoted in FiveThirtyEight on redistricting and the Supreme Court

ESPN’s “FiveThirtyEight” quoted Christian Grose of USC Dornsife on why representation at local, state, and federal  levels can do much for historically under-represented minorities.

Partisan battles aside, political scientists say that in order for the government to pay attention to minority communities, those districts need representatives who are accountable to them. Christian Grose, an associate professor of political science at the University of Southern California, studied congressional districts in the South and found that black legislators were likelier than white legislators — regardless of party — to allocate federal funding to historically black universities and heavily black communities.

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