Dream Deferred The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America

ISBN-10: 0060931043
ISBN-13: 9780060931049
Authors: Shelby Steele
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From the author of the award-winning bestseller The Content of Our Character comes a new essay collection that tells the untold story behind the polarized racial politics in America today. In A Dream Deferred Shelby Steele argues that a second betrayal of black freedom in the United States--the first one being segregation--emerged from the civil rights era when the country was overtaken by a powerful impulse to redeem itself from racial shame. According to Steele,1960s liberalism had as its first and all-consuming goal the expiation of America guilt rather than the careful development of true equality between the races. This "culture of preference" betrayed America's best principles in…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 208 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.572 lbs. Language: English