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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Higginbotham, F. Michael.
Ghosts of Jim Crow.
New York : New York University Press, 2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
F Michael Higginbotham
|ISBN:||9780814724460 0814724469 9780814760901 0814760902|
|Description:||1 online resource (pages cm)|
|Contents:||Creating the paradigm: racial hierarchy --
Constructing racial categories from the nation's founding to the Civil War --
Maintaining white dominance during Reconstruction --
Preventing black excellence between Plessy and Brown --
Sustaining the paradigm: white isolation and black separation and subordination --
Maintaining racial segregation in schools and neighborhoods from Brown to the 21st century --
Victimizing blacks in the 21st century --
Ending the paradigm: building a post-racial America --
Black empowerment and self-help --
Integration and equality.
|Responsibility:||F. Michael Higginbotham.|
"Rarely do Americans have the chance to speak freely about race to people beyond their own group. Higginbotham's analysis provides a clear understanding of what it will mean to have a truly