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The End of Blackness

Returning the Souls of Black Folk to Their Rightful Owners

The End of Blackness( )
Author: Dickerson, Debra J.
Publication Date:Jan 2005
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

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...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Cultural & Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies
Self-Help / General
Social Science / Race & Ethnic Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.16 x 7.94 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.626 Pounds
Author Biography
Dickerson, Debra J. (Author)
Debra J. Dickerson holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.S. from St. Mary's University, and a B.A. from the University of Maryland. She is a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation and a columnist for She has been both a senior and a contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report, and her writings have appeared in, among other periodicals, The New Republic, The Nation, Slate, The Village Voice, and Essence.

She lives in Washington, D.C.


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