Betrayal : how black intellectuals have abandoned the ideals of the civil rights era (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Betrayal : how black intellectuals have abandoned the ideals of the civil rights era

Author: Houston A Baker, Jr.
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Columbia University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Condemns those black intellectuals who, the author believes, have turned their backs on the tradition of racial activism in America. This work urges black intellectuals to forge both sacred and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Houston A Baker, Jr.
ISBN: 9780231139656 0231139659 9780231139649 0231139640 9780231511445 0231511442
OCLC Number: 502410739
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Winner of American Book Award 2009
Description: xxi, 242 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction: Little Africa Jail: Southern Detention to Global Liberation Friends Like These: Race and Neoconservatism After Civil Rights: The Rise of Black Public Intellectuals Have Mask, Will Travel: Centrists from the Ivy League A Capital Fellow from Hoover: Shelby Steele Reflections of a First Amendment Trickster: Stephen Carter Man Without Connection: John McWhorter American Myth: Illusions of Liberty and Justice for All Prison: Colored Bodies, Private Profit Conclusion: What Then Must We Do? Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Houston A. Baker Jr.
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Baker succeeds in making his case... How fitting that Baker offers not just words here but action too. -- Erin Aubry Kaplan Los Angeles Times A courageous book, raising much needed questions in this Read more...

 
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