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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Angela Hattery; Earl Smith
|ISBN:||9781442213968 1442213965 1442213981 9781442213982|
|Description:||viii, 201 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
1: Marriage and divorce: why are all the black men marrying white women? --
2: Childrearing practices: do blacks use corporal punishment more than whites? --
3: Transition to adulthood: teen childbearing --
4: Intimate partner violence: the dirty little secret --
5: Education: what about affirmative action? where are the guaranteed seats for white students? --
6: Athletics: the ticket out of the ghetto (or straight out of Compton) --
7: Poverty and wealth: look at Oprah, Obama, and Jay-Z-the playing field must be level --
8: Incarceration: blacks commit more crime than whites --
9: Health, nutrition, and chronic diseases: access to healthy food and well-being among African Americans --
10: Politics: will African Americans now dominate government like they do the NBA? --
11: Recommendations and conclusion --
Recommended readings and films --
About the authors.
|Responsibility:||Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith.|
Authors Smith and Hattery provide evidence against theories that the election of President Obama either ushered in a postracial America or had a positive impact on African Americans as a whole...