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Brainwashed : challenging the myth of Black inferiority

Author: Tom Burrell
Publisher: New York, NY : Smiley Books ; Carlsbad, CA : Distributed by Hay House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this powerful examination of "the greatest propaganda campaign of all time"--The masterful marketing of black inferiority, aka the BI Complex--Burrell poses ten disturbing questions that will make black people look in the mirror and ask why, nearly 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, so many blacks still think and act like slaves.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Burrell
ISBN: 9781401925925 1401925928
OCLC Number: 316035530
Awards: A Selection of the Black Expressions Book Club.
Description: xvi, 285 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The scorch at the bottom of the melting pot --
Relationship wrecks : why can't we form strong families? --
Studs and sluts : why do we conform to Black sexual stereotypes --
Uglified : why are Black and beautiful still contradictions? --
Homey-cide : why do we keep killing each other? --
Slow suicide : why do we neglect body, mind, and spirit? --
Buy now, pay later : why can't we stop shopping? --
D's will do : why do we expect so little of each other--
and ourselves? --
Bred to be led : why do we so willingly give up control of our lives? --
Diss-unity : why can't we stick together? --
Neo-coons : why is the joke always on us? --
Yes, we must! : healing from the inside out.
Other Titles: Brain washed
Responsibility: Tom Burrell.

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In this powerful examination of "the greatest propaganda campaign of all time"--The masterful marketing of black inferiority, aka the BI Complex--Burrell poses ten disturbing questions that will make black people look in the mirror and ask why, nearly 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, so many blacks still think and act like slaves.

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