Whether it's the merger of a white church with a black church in the South, the hip-hop dreams of a suburban white teenager, or the struggles of a biracial partnership in a high-tech start-up, race relations continue to permeate American lives. Powerful yet intimate, the stories in this volume present the real voices of America speaking out on the impact of race in their daily lives.
The result of a virtually unprecedented commitment of talent and resources, the New York Times landmark series "How Race Is Lived in America" captured the cultural landscape of the nation in provocative, eye-opening articles following people from all backgrounds and every corner of society.
The stories in the series are enhanced by additional commentary from the writers, photographers, and editors; results and analysis of an extensive Times poll on attitudes about race; and selected reader responses. Together they offer a highly personal yet panoramic view of real-world conflict and aspiration.
|Publisher:||Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.92(d)|
About the Author
The New York Times team is comprised of Ira Berkow, Dana Canedy, Timothy Egan, Amy Harmon, Steven A. Holmes, N. R. Kleinfield, Charlie LeDuff, Tamar Lewin, Mireya Navarro, Mirta Ojito, Kevin Sack, Janny Scott, Don Terry, Ginger Thompson, and Michael Winerip.
Joseph Lelyveld is executive editor of The New York Times.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
It is very hard to overstate the importance of the articles included in this collection. As an African American, I have rarely read anything that captures many of the nuances of race and speaks to some of the hopes (and fallacies) of integration. The tale of two Atlanta dot-comer is played out everyday. The frustration with immigration among minorities is, well, frustrating in the tale about meat plants (Fast Food Nation touches this issue too). Any white person I know who has read this has a completely different view of America.