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Being a Black Man

At the Corner of Progress and Peril

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by PublicAffairs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Sociology Of Men,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • Men"s Studies - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • African American men,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Race identity,
  • Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWashington Post (Corporate Author), Kevin Merida (Editor), Edward P. Jones (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8820771M
    ISBN 101586485229
    ISBN 109781586485221
    OCLC/WorldCa133465423

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How being a young black man, or black man period, we’re constantly under attack from every angle from the workplace to school, back at home, to even some of our personal relationships where we.

Thus, being black or brown in America means living under that constant threat of removal. And yet there is really no way to render yourself unthreatening enough to prevent that call.

This comes with challenges. Beyond outright discrimination, which many still face, there are psychological costs to being one of just a few Author: Adia Harvey Wingfield.

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John Howard Griffin, the author and main character of Black Like Me, is a middle-aged white man living in Mansfield, Texas in Deeply committed to the cause of racial justice and frustrated by his inability as a white man to understand the black experience, Griffin decides to take a radical step: he decides to undergo medical treatment to change the color of his skin and temporarily.

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On being proud of being a black man. Prof. Paul Butler: one problem with conversations like this, is it doesn't get across that I love being a black man. Before answering this, I just want to say that I love being black, I love America, and I love being black in America.

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Scholar Ibram X. Kendi, whose provocative new book is titled, "How to be an Antiracist," says the notion that black people can't be racist is tainted by racism itself. Ostensibly a memoir about his journey from working-class roots to Duke University's elite medical school and into the highly esteemed medical profession, his new book, "Black Man in a White Coat.

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