Beyond Black and White: Rethinking Race in American Politics and Society by Manning MarableInstead, a transformationist approach is required, one that can embrace the unique cultural identity of African-Americans while restructuring power and privilege in American society. Only a strategy of radical democracy can ultimately deconstruct race as a social force. Beyond Black and White brilliantly dissects the politics of race and class in the US of the s. Marable outlines the current debates in the black community between liberals, "Afrocentrists," and the advocates of social transformation. He advances a political vision capable of drawing together minorities into a majority of the poor and oppressed, a majority which can throw open the portals of power and govern in its own name. Read more
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A tragic paradox haunts race relations in the United States: the better the conditions, the more bitter the tone. Unswayed by the fact that the rise of a black middle class and a measurable decrease in explicit racism among whites means progress, advocates for greater racial equality point to precarious accomplishments and nagging resistance.
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With some exceptions, whites no longer feel it and blacks no longer want them to. Read more Get A Copy! Please enter the message!
Transforming African-American Politics
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