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The Burden : African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery

Author: Rochelle Riley
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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This book is a plea to America to understand what life post-slavery remains like for many African Americans, who are descended from people whose unpaid labor built this land, but have had to spend the last century and a half carrying the dual burden of fighting racial injustice and rising above the lowered expectations and hateful bigotry that attempt to keep them shackled to that past.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Riley, Rochelle.
Burden.
Detroit, MI : Wayne State University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1001319700
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rochelle Riley
ISBN: 9780814345153 0814345158
OCLC Number: 1017609342
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Rochelle Riley, Foreword by Nikole Hannah-Jones.

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Examines the continued emotional, economic, and cultural enslavement of African Americans in the twenty-first century. The Burden, edited by award-winning Detroit newspaper columnist Rochelle Riley,  Read more...

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