Education

Lucius J. Barker, political scientist who broke racial barriers, has died at 92

Lucius J. Barker, a Stanford University political scientist who specialized in constitutional law, civil liberties and African American politics and served as president of the American Political Science Association, has died. Among his students were politicians Cory Booker, Tony West and Julián and Joaquin Castro. Barker attended and later taught at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. […]