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The Resource A day late and a dollar short : high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America, Robert E. Pierre and Jon Jeter

A day late and a dollar short : high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America, Robert E. Pierre and Jon Jeter

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A day late and a dollar short : high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America
Title
A day late and a dollar short
Title remainder
high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Pierre and Jon Jeter
Title variation
day late and a dollar short
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high hopes and deferred dreams in Obamas "postracial" America
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Language
eng
Summary
"Each chapter tells a great story, but with the goal of looking into complex issues: the many problems young black men face, subtle persistent racism, the stagnation of blacks vis a vis whites, widespread black participation in the military despite widesprad anti-war sentiments, the increased decline of unions even as unions become the primary vehicle for black progress, the challenges of interracial families, the lack of good schools or healthcare for the poor, and the inability of well-off blacks to lift up others"--Provided by publisher
Summary
"Each chapter tells a great story, but with the goal of looking into complex issues: the many problems young black men face, subtle persistent racism, the stagnation of blacks vis a vis whites, widespread black participation in the military despite widesprad anti-war sentiments, the increased decline of unions even as unions become the primary vehicle for black progress, the challenges of interracial families, the lack of good schools or healthcare for the poor, and the inability of well-off blacks to lift up others"--Provided by publisher
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338077
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DLC
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1968-
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Pierre, Robert E.
Dewey number
973.932092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Jeter, Jon
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True
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  • African Americans
  • African American men
  • Race discrimination
  • Group identity
  • Self-esteem
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Rassenbeziehung
  • USA
  • Schwarze
Target audience
adult
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high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America
Label
A day late and a dollar short : high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America, Robert E. Pierre and Jon Jeter
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Daisy Mae on the Bayou : the past is still with us -- 2. Made in America : union organizing in Chicago -- 3. He doesn't see what we see : Diop's protest in St. Petersburg -- 4. Where the grass is greener : Linda in the promised land -- 5. Casualty of war : tee green in Baghdad -- 6. White is not an abstract concept : Angela's daughters in Appalachia -- 7. Little men : Jewel and Launnie in New Orleans -- 8. Dandelions : Eddie's freedom in D.C. -- 9. Watermelon man : Cecil, Jon, and Ryan in Indianapolis -- 10. The front man : Lee moves from South Africa to Brooklyn
Control code
ocn401167280
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780470520666
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009028371
System control number
(OCoLC)401167280
Label
A day late and a dollar short : high hopes and deferred dreams in Obama's "postracial" America, Robert E. Pierre and Jon Jeter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Daisy Mae on the Bayou : the past is still with us -- 2. Made in America : union organizing in Chicago -- 3. He doesn't see what we see : Diop's protest in St. Petersburg -- 4. Where the grass is greener : Linda in the promised land -- 5. Casualty of war : tee green in Baghdad -- 6. White is not an abstract concept : Angela's daughters in Appalachia -- 7. Little men : Jewel and Launnie in New Orleans -- 8. Dandelions : Eddie's freedom in D.C. -- 9. Watermelon man : Cecil, Jon, and Ryan in Indianapolis -- 10. The front man : Lee moves from South Africa to Brooklyn
Control code
ocn401167280
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780470520666
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009028371
System control number
(OCoLC)401167280

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