Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction

Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction

by Cornel West

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807008836
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 12/05/2017
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 105,979
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Cornel West, the "preeminent African-American intellectual of our generation" (Henry Louis Gates, Jr.), is author of many books. He is Alphonse Fletcher, Jr., University Professor at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Preface 2001: Democracy Matters in Race Matters

Preface 1993

Race Matters in Twenty-First Century America

Introduction: Race Matters

1. Nihilism in Black America

2. The Pitfalls of Racial Reasoning

3. The Crisis of Black Leadership

4. Demystifying the New Black Conservatism

5. Beyond Affirmative Action: Equality and Identity

6. On Black-Jewish Relations

7. Black Sexuality: The Taboo Subject

8. Malcolm X and Black Rage

Epilogue

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Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
YvetteS More than 1 year ago
In this 25th anniversary edition of Race Matters, Dr. West contends that we are currently living in one of the darkest moments in American history. He points to everything from our lack of integrity, honesty, and decency to our market-driven culture of mass distractions as fuel for more racial hatred and contempt. Dr. West clearly explains how we arrived at this bleak time in history as well as our potential to move forward, together, through hope and vision. A good read!