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Christie, Ron, 1969-
Blackwards : how Black leadership is returning America to the days of separate but equal / Ron Christie
Alternate Title How Black leadership is returning America to the days of separate but equal
1st ed
New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E185.615 .C577 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- History -- 1964-
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 2009-
African Americans -- Politics and government
African American leadership
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History
United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Physical Description 290 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-273) and index
Contents The genesis of heading blackwards : when did America stray from equality under the law to a push for special rather than equal rights? -- Affirmative action : how the vision for true equality under the law has retreated to the days of separate and unequal treatment in American society -- So-called Black leaders taking America blackwards while pursuing a Black agenda -- Candidate Obama and the manipulation of race : setting the stage for America heading blackwards -- A nation of cowards : how the Obama administration deepened racial divisions rather than unify the country -- Of police officers acting stupidly and Black Panthers as "my people" : cementing the impression Blacks were entitled to special rather than equal rights in the Obama era -- Playing the race card has taken America blackwards in the Obama era -- The path ahead to stop heading blackwards

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