The End of Blackness: Returning the Souls of Black Folk to Their Rightful Owners Paperback

The End of Blackness: Returning the Souls of Black Folk to Their Rightful Owners Paperback
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Debra Dickerson pulls no punches in this electrifying manifesto. Outspoken journalist and author of the critically acclaimed memoir An American Story, she challenges black Americans to stop obsessing about racism and start focusing on problems they can fix. The way out of the ghetto, she asserts, is to take a good, hard look in the mirror. Get angry, Dickerson says, but use that anger to fuel excellence and civic participation rather than crime or drug addiction. Drawing richly on black history and thought, as well as her own hard-won wisdom, she urges blacks to let go of the past and claim their full freedom. Itís only by shaping their own future, she argues, that blacks will finally abolish the myth of white superiority.

Product Details Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Anchor (January 4, 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: 0375713190 ISBN-13: 978-0375713194 Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.7 x 7.9 inches Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces