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The Resource Democracy in Black : How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr

Democracy in Black : How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr

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Democracy in Black : How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul
Title
Democracy in Black
Title remainder
How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul
Statement of responsibility
Eddie S. Glaude, Jr
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Language
eng
Summary
"A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society America's great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire. From the murders of black youth by the police, to the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, to the disaster visited upon poor and middle-class black families by the Great Recession, it is clear that black America faces an emergency--at the very moment the election of the first black president has prompted many to believe we've solved America's race problem. Democracy in Black is Eddie S. Glaude Jr.'s impassioned response. Part manifesto, part history, part memoir, it argues that we live in a country founded on a "value gap"--with white lives valued more than others--that still distorts our politics today. Whether discussing why all Americans have racial habits that reinforce inequality, why black politics based on the civil-rights era have reached a dead end, or why only remaking democracy from the ground up can bring real change, Glaude crystallizes the untenable position of black America--and offers thoughts on a better way forward. Forceful in ideas and unsettling in its candor, Democracy In Black is a landmark book on race in America, one that promises to spark wide discussion as we move toward the end of our first black presidency"--
Summary
In a book that is part-manifesto, part-history and part-memoir, a professor at Princeton University, in the tradition of Cornel West's Race Matters, makes the case that multiple forces have conspired to deepen the impoverishment of black communities, crystallizing the untenable position of Black America and offering thoughts on a better way forward
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10462707
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DLC
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1968-
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Glaude, Eddie S.
Dewey number
305.896/0730905
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • HISTORY / United States / 21st Century
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Race discrimination
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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how race still enslaves the American soul
Label
Democracy in Black : How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
1488444
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780804137416
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015028508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780804137416
  • (OCoLC)922836006
Label
Democracy in Black : How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1488444
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780804137416
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015028508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780804137416
  • (OCoLC)922836006

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