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America in black and white : one nation, indivisible

Author: Abigail Thernstrom; Stephan Thernstrom
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a book destined to become a classic, Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom present important new information about the positive changes that have been achieved and the measurable improvement in the lives of the majority of African-Americans. Supporting their conclusions with statistics on education, earnings, and housing, they argue that the perception of serious racial divisions in this country is outdated -- and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)40770438
Named Person: Schwarze ...
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Thernstrom; Stephan Thernstrom
ISBN: 9781439129098 1439129096
OCLC Number: 892925155
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 06, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. History. Ch. 1. Jim Crow. Ch. 2. The Promised Land. Ch. 3. Remarkable Change. Ch. 4. Amazing Patience. Ch. 5. We Shall Overcome. Ch. 6. Coming Together --
and Apart --
pt. 2. Out of the Sixties: Recent Social, Economic, and Political Trends. Ch. 7. The Rise of the Black Middle Class. Ch. 8. Cities and Suburbs. Ch. 9. Poverty. Ch. 10. Crime. Ch. 11. Politics --
pt. 3. Equality and Preferences: The Changing Racial Climate. Ch. 12. With All Deliberate Speed. Ch. 13. Skills, Tests, and Diversity. Ch. 14. The Higher Learning. Ch. 15. Jobs and Contracts. Ch. 16. Voting Rights. Ch. 17. The Racial Climate --
Conclusion: One Nation, Indivisible.
Responsibility: Abigail Thernstrom and Stephan Thernstrom.

Abstract:

In a book destined to become a classic, Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom present important new information about the positive changes that have been achieved and the measurable improvement in the lives of the majority of African-Americans. Supporting their conclusions with statistics on education, earnings, and housing, they argue that the perception of serious racial divisions in this country is outdated -- and dangerous.

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