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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Marable, Manning, 1950-
Black liberation in conservative America.
Boston : South End Press, c1997
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|ISBN:||0896085600 9780896085602 0896085597 9780896085596|
|Description:||285 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Rethinking Black Liberation: Past, Present, and Future --
Sect. 1. Inequality and Public Policy. Restating the Problem: Race and Inequality. Class Polarization and the National Insurance Scandal. Economic Anxiety and Self-Reliance. Fighting for a Living Wage. Law and Liberation - Haywood Burns and Shanara Gilbert. Lesbians, Gay Men, and Inequality. Prisons, Profits, and Inequality. Class Warfare in America --
Sect. 2. Strong Black Women. Violence Against African-American Women. Black Women in Politics. The Lynching of Lani Guinier. In Defense of Angela Davis. Kendra Alexander, Freedom Fighter. Rethinking the Abortion Debate --
Sect. 3. Education and African-American Youth. A Message to Black Youth. Youth Violence and Gangsta Rap. Minority Scholarships and Higher Education. Racism On College Campuses. Equal Access to Higher Education - The Case of Mississippi. Jim Crow and the Brown Decision Revisited. Rich Schools versus Poor Schools. New Directions in Black Public Schools. Diversity and Democracy in Higher Education. Young, Gifted, and Black - The Promise of Black Youth --
Sect. 4. The Empire Strikes Back - Conservatism and Racism in the 1990s. Why Voters Are Angry. Playing the Race Card. The Politics of Hate. Free Trade or Class Warfare. What Clinton Owed Us - And Why He Didn't Pay Up. Clinton's Economic Agenda. Oklahoma and the Specter of Terrorism. The Third Wave of Reaction. Breaking the Two-Party System. Bottom-Up Democracy. Presidential Politics, Race, and the 1996 Election: Beyond Liberalism --
Sect. 5. Race and Revolution - Transnational Perspectives. Apartheid in Transition. Farrakhan's World Tour - The Issue of Nigeria. Race and Revolution in Cuba. The New International Racism --
Sect. 6. The New Racism. What is "Race"? Why the Churches Burn. The Etiquette of Racial Prejudice. Why Integration Has Failed. Two Kinds of Blackness. The Color of Prejudice. The Chasm of Race. Black Racial Fundamentalism. An American Dilemma --
Sect. 7. Black Empowerment. Black Heritage and Resistance. Remembering Martin. Black Liberation - Where Do We Go from Here? The Vision of Harold Washington. Mike Tyson versus the Morals of Our Movement. Justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal. Racial Stereotypes of Black Culture. The Politics of Black Awareness. Wilkins versus Steele - Black Intellectuals in Conflict. Should Farrakhan Be Allowed to Speak? Environmental Justice. Wanted - A New Black Power Movement --
Sect. 8. Multicultural America. Why Conservatives Fear Multiculturalism. Building Latino-Black Unity. America in Search of Itself. The Retreat from Equality. Affirmative Action for Whites? Full Employment and Affirmative Action --
Conclusion: The Struggle for Democratic Transformation. What Is Freedom? From Freedom to Equality.
- African Americans -- Politics and government.
- Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
- African Americans -- Civil rights
- African Americans -- Political activity
- African Americans -- Politics and government
- Conservatism -- History -- 20th century -- United States
- Racism -- United States