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Title Acting white : the curious history of a racial slur / Ron Christie.
Author Christie, Ron, 1969-
Publication New York, N.Y. : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 290 pages ; 25 cm
Call # 305.8009 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : a new day or deja vu? -- Uncle Tom's cabin : the genesis of acting white -- Booker T. Washington : a turn of the century Uncle Tom acting white? -- Plessy v. Ferguson : a long journey towards equality -- W.E.B. Dubois : the souls of Black folk and the roar of the Niagara movement -- The rise of Marcus Garvey versus the roar of the Niagara movement : who best to lead -- Blacks forward at the dawn of the Harlem Rennaissance? -- Brown vs. Board of Education : a milestone to equality -- World (Martin Luther King's the measure of a man) versus separate and unequal -- (Malcolm X's the end of white world supremacy) -- Black power, moral relativism and radical chic -- Affirmative action -- The divide : upwardly mobile Black America and the urban poor -- Justice Clarence Thomas : an Uncle Tom acting white by selling-out? -- The president who happens to be Black versus a Black president : the coming rise of colorless values, or not? -- The death of a racial slur : the new underground railroad : transporting Black people to real equality -- Appendix of primary documents: Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Exposition address -- Plessy v. Ferguson -- Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka et al -- Barack Obama's keynote address at the Democratic National Convention.
Subject African Americans -- Attitudes.
Whites -- United States -- Attitudes.
Invective -- United States.
Communication -- Social aspects -- United States.
Social interaction -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 0312599463

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