Blogger: Harry Boyte
Harry Boyte is co-director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship in the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and author of several works on citizenship, politics, and democracy. His most recent book is The Citizen Solution: How You Can Make a Difference. He grew up in the South and was shaped by his involvement in the civil rights movement as a young man, working for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s organization, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Boyte is married to Marie Louise Strom, a South African democracy educator, and they live part of the year in Johannesburg, South Africa. He likes to play the clarinet and run.