The Triangle Tribune deems The Dream is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia, by Julian Maxwell Hayter, assistant professor of leadership studies, "a vibrant urban history that illuminates the ongoing challenges to achieving true equality in America." The Dream is Lost examines the consequences of civil rights legislation over more than three decades in Richmond, Va.


"Through his study of grassroots voter mobilization and his exploration of the unintended consequences of political reformation, Hayter offers a unique view of the post-civil rights era."— The Triangle Tribune

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Associate Professor of Leadership Studies
Modern African American History
American Civil Rights Movement
African American Politics in Richmond, Virginia
American Political Development after 1945