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The envy of the world : on being a Black man in America

Author: Ellis Cose
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, [2003], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a realistic examination of the daunting challenges facing black men in 21st century America and offers a way out of the cycle of defeatism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Cose
ISBN: 074342817X 9780743428170
OCLC Number: 52421391
Description: 163 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A song of celebration --
Keeping it real --
Too cool for school --
If we don't belong in prison, why can't we stay out? --
Of relationships, fatherhood, and black men --
Twelve things you must know to survive and thrive in America.
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In a book of rare candor and vitality, the journalist and bestselling author of "The Rage of a Privileged Class" probes the daunting circumstances and ambivalent attitudes of black men in today's  Read more...

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Washington Post Lucid, eloquent and deeply personal. Chicago Tribune Cose writes with the urgency of a man who is single-handedly trying to save the race...But young black males are not his only Read more...

 
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