The New Black: What Has Changed--and What Has Not--with Race in America

The New Black: What Has Changed--and What Has Not--with Race in America

Kenneth W. Mack


The election and reelection of Barack Obama ushered in a litany of arguable views in regards to the modern kingdom of yankee race kinfolk. during this incisive quantity, a number of the country’s so much celebrated and unique thinkers on race—historians, sociologists, writers, students, and cultural critics—reexamine the generic framework of the civil rights circulate with an eye fixed to redirecting our figuring out of the politics of race.

Through provocative and insightful essays, The New Black demanding situations modern photographs of black households, bargains a contentious critique of the relevance of presidential politics, transforms rules approximately genuine and perceived political strength, defies as a rule permitted notions of "blackness," and customarily makes an attempt to cartoon the hot obstacles of debates over race in America.

Bringing a wealth of novel rules and clean views to the general public discourse, The New Black represents an incredible attempt to deal with either power inequalities and the altering panorama of race within the new century.

With contributions by:

Elizabeth Alexander
Jeannine Bell
Paul Butler
Luis Fuentes-Rohwer
Lani Guinier
Jonathan Scott Holloway
Taeku Lee
Glenn C. Loury
Angela Onwuachi-Willig
Orlando Patterson
Cristina M. Rodríguez
Gerald Torres

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