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Ghosts of Jim Crow : ending racism in post-racial America

Author: F Michael Higginbotham
Publisher: New York, NY : New York Univ. Press, 2013.
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Argues that America will never achieve its full potential unless it truly enters a post-racial era, and believes that time is of the essence as competition increases globally


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F Michael Higginbotham
ISBN: 9780814737477 0814737471
OCLC Number: 840047450
Description: 352 S.
Contents: Part I: Creating the Paradigm: Racial Hierarchy1. Constructing Racial Categories from the Nation's Founding to the Civil War 2. Maintaining White Dominance during Reconstruction3. Preventing Black Excellence between Plessy and BrownPart II: Sustaining the Paradigm: White Isolation and Black Separation and Subordination4. Maintaining Racial Segregation in Schools and Neighborhoods from Brown to the 21st Century 5. Victimizing Blacks in the 21st Century Part III: Ending the Paradigm: Building a Post-Racial America6. Black Empowerment and Self-Help7. Integration and Equality
Responsibility: F. Michael Higginbotham.


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"Higginbotham's extensive research demonstrates how laws and actions have been used to maintain a racial paradigm of hierarchy and separation - both historically, in the era of lynch mobs and Read more...

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