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AU: Author (Robinson, Eugene)                      

TI: Title (Disintegration: The splintering of Black America)  

SU: Subject (African Americans -- Race identity

Location Call No. Status
Reserve Desk - 2 HRS E185.86 .R618 2010 Available
Disintegration : the splintering of Black America / Eugene Robinson.
Book Jacket
Authors:Robinson, Eugene, 1954-
Publication Information:New York : Doubleday, ©2010.
Publication Date:2010
Physical Description:xi, 254 pages ; 22 cm
Subject Terms:
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 21st century
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
African Americans -- Race identity
Group identity -- United States
Social classes -- United States
Social mobility -- United States
African Americans -- Economic conditions
African Americans -- Social conditions
Group identity
Race relations
Social classes
Social conditions
Social mobility
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
United States -- Race relations
United States
Abstract:
Summary: Explains how years of desegregation and affirmative action have led to the revelation of four distinct African American groups who reflect unique political views and circumstances, in a report that also illuminates crucial modern debates on race and class.
Content Notes:
"Black America" doesn't live here anymore -- When we were one -- Parting of the ways -- The mainstream : a double life -- The abandoned : no way out -- The transcendent : where none have gone before -- The emergent (part 1) : coming to America -- The emergent (part 2) : how Black is Black? -- Urgency, focus and sacrifice -- We know who we are, but who will we be?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-245) and index.
"Black America" doesn't live here anymore -- When we were one -- Parting of the ways -- The mainstream : a double life -- The abandoned : no way out -- The transcendent : where none have gone before -- The emergent (part 1) : coming to America -- The emergent (part 2) : how Black is Black? -- Urgency, focus and sacrifice -- We know who we are, but who will we be?

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