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Black community uplift and the myth of the American Dream

Author: Lori Latrice Martin
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Lexington Books, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book analyzes enduring racial divides in homeownership, work, and income using the politics of respectability concept. It also examines an alternative way of understanding the Black Lives Matter movement, NFL protests, and challenges facing various black ethnic groups"--
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Martin, Lori Latrice.
Black community uplift and the myth of the American Dream.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2019000000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lori Latrice Martin
ISBN: 9781498579155 1498579159
OCLC Number: 1080554926
Description: xviii, 137 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Politics of respectability and racial uplift --
Respectability, home ownership and the American Dream --
Race, work, and respectability --
Athlete-activists : shut-up and play --
Black Lives Matter and respectability politics backlash --
Model black minorities and the limits of respectability --
Respectability explains sustained persistent enduring color turmoil.
Responsibility: Lori Latrice Martin.

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