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In Search of Black America : Discovering the Africanamerican Dream
by David J. Dent




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A LANDMARK WORK THAT LOOKS AT THE LIVES OF AFRICAN AMERICANS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES ON THE EVE OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Noted journalist and professor David Dent spent five years crisscrossing America on a mission to expose prevalent myths and stereotypes. With tape recorder in hand, he stopped in Detroit; Washington, D.C.; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Gallipolis, Ohio; Seattle; Hampton, Virginia; and many other places, documenting widespread diversity in the lives of the black majority -- middle- and upper-middle-class African Americans. Peopled with an eclectic and insightful array of personalities, enriched by the author's journalistic candor, this important and timely book is an invaluable addition to the ever-evolving debate about race in America. Was this content helpful to you?

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Overview

A LANDMARK WORK THAT LOOKS AT THE LIVES OF AFRICAN AMERICANS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES ON THE EVE OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Noted journalist and professor David Dent spent five years crisscrossing America on a mission to expose prevalent myths and stereotypes. With tape recorder in hand, he stopped in Detroit; Washington, D.C.; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Gallipolis, Ohio; Seattle; Hampton, Virginia; and many other places, documenting widespread diversity in the lives of the black majority -- middle- and upper-middle-class African Americans. Peopled with an eclectic and insightful array of personalities, enriched by the author's journalistic candor, this important and timely book is an invaluable addition to the ever-evolving debate about race in America. Was this content helpful to you?

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780743203050
  • ISBN-10: 0743203054
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • Publish Date: February 2001
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8.58 x 5.58 x 1.14 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.87 pounds

Series: Discovering the African-American Dream

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