Cory Booker

Cory Booker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cory Anthony Booker is the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, and a Democrat. Booker is a former Newark City Councilman. Booker was elected Mayor in 2006, becoming the 36th mayor of Newark.The son of African-American parents, Booker was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in the predominantly white, affluent town of Harrington Park in Bergen County, New Jersey. He is an alumnus of Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan where he was a 1986 USA Today All-American football player. Following graduation, Booker traveled west to study at Stanford University and earned a B.A. in political science in 1991 as well as an M.A. in sociology the following year. He played varsity football - he made the All-Pacific Ten Academic team - and was elected to the council of presidents. In addition, he ran The Bridge, a student-run crisis hotline and organized help for youth in East Palo Alto from Stanford students. While at Stanford, Booker also became good friends with Rachel Maddowshow more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 7.62mm | 272.15g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134939463
  • 9786134939461