Item description for Race and Resistance: African-Americans in the Twenty-First Century (Race and Resistance, 3) by Herb Boyd...
The "color line" defined American society in the twentieth century. Will the same be true for the twenty-first? Leading African-American scholars and activists discuss the state of Black America today and the prospects for achieving full civil rights and equality. This broad, inclusive anthology--including essays on hip-hop, feminism, prison reform, and reparations--makes a vital contribution to our understanding of racism and how it can be overcome.
Contributors include Angela Davis, Robert Allen, Julianne Malveaux, Ron Daniels, Amiri Baraka, Barbara Smith, William Sales, Kathleen Cleaver, Don Rojas, Bill Fletcher, Kevin Powell, Robert Allen and Alice Tait.
Herb Boyd is an award-winning journalist and author. He is editor of "Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America" (Ballantine, 1996) which won the American Book Award for non-fiction; and the author of "Autobiography of a People" (Doubleday, 2000); "Black Panthers for Beginners" (Writers & Readers, 1995) and "African History for Beginners" (Writers & Readers, 1991) He is also national editor of the Black World Today, a popular online publication.
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Studio: South End Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.67" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Binding Library Binding
Release Date Jul 1, 2002
Publisher South End Press
ISBN 0896086534 ISBN13 9780896086531
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More About Herb Boyd
Herb Boyd is an activist, journalist, author, and teacher. His articles have appeared in such publications as the Amsterdam News, the Final Call, Essence, and the Network Journal. In 1995, with co-editor Robert Allen, Boyd received the American Book Award for Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America. A noted authority on black studies, he is the author of We Shall Overcome and has been teaching African and African American history for nearly forty years. He teaches at the College of New Rochelle and lives in New York.
Herb Boyd currently resides in New York City, in the state of New York. Herb Boyd was born in 1938.