White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era Shelby Steele

White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era

Author: Shelby Steele
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Book Title
White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era
Author
Shelby Steele
ISBN
9780060578633
Not unlike some of Ralph Ellison's or Richard Wright's best work. White Guilt, a serious meditation on vital issues, deserves a wide readership." -- Cleveland Plain DealerIn 1955 the killers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted because they were white. Forty years later, despite the strong DNA evidence against him, accused murderer O. J. Simpson went free after his attorney portrayed him as a victim of racism. The age of white supremacy has given way to an age of white guilt--and neither has been good for African Americans.Through articulate analysis and engrossing recollections, acclaimed race relations scholar Shelby Steele sounds a powerful call for a new culture of personal responsibility.--New York SunBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Shelby SteelePublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 05/29/2007ISBN: 9780060578633Pages: 181Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.70d

Not unlike some of Ralph Ellison's or Richard Wright's best work. White Guilt, a serious meditation on vital issues, deserves a wide readership." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer

In 1955 the killers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted because they were white. Forty years later, despite the strong DNA evidence against him, accused murderer O. J. Simpson went free after his attorney portrayed him as a victim of racism. The age of white supremacy has given way to an age of white guilt--and neither has been good for African Americans.

Through articulate analysis and engrossing recollections, acclaimed race relations scholar Shelby Steele sounds a powerful call for a new culture of personal responsibility.

--New York Sun

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Shelby Steele
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 05/29/2007
ISBN: 9780060578633
Pages: 181
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.70d

Not unlike some of Ralph Ellison's or Richard Wright's best work. White Guilt, a serious meditation on vital issues, deserves a wide readership." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer

In 1955 the killers of Emmett Till, a black Mississippi youth, were acquitted because they were white. Forty years later, despite the strong DNA evidence against him, accused murderer O. J. Simpson went free after his attorney portrayed him as a victim of racism. The age of white supremacy has given way to an age of white guilt--and neither has been good for African Americans.

Through articulate analysis and engrossing recollections, acclaimed race relations scholar Shelby Steele sounds a powerful call for a new culture of personal responsibility.

--New York Sun

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Shelby Steele
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 05/29/2007
ISBN: 9780060578633
Pages: 181
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.20w x 0.70d