As the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding percentage of the African American community remains trapped in a subordinate status–much like their grandparents before them.
Categories: BEHAVIOR, Beliefs, Biases, Change, Cultures, Exclusionary Behavior, Fear of the Unknown, Gender Roles, Hidden Motives, Ideologies, Information/Facts, Insincerity, KNOWLEDGE, Leadership, Logical Ethics, Lying, Other People Exist, Politics, Power, Race and Racism, Religious Thinking, Rewards and Punishments, Societies, The News Media, THINKING, Unhealthy Behavior, and What Should Be
Author: Michelle Alexander
Publisher: The New Press Inc.
Publishing Date: 2010-01-05