James Harris was the presidential candidate
for the Socialist Workers Party
in 1996 and 2000. His running mate
was Margaret Trowe
, a meat packer
. James was on the ballot
in 14 states in 2000, up from 11 last election. He was also, to my knowledge, the only major (i.e. a chance in hell of becoming president) black
James Harris was born in 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Cleveland State University. He currently works as a garment worker, but is a long-time political activist.