Acting White

Acting White

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In the tradition of Randall Kennedy’s Nigger and Shelby Steele’s The Content of Our Character, Acting White demonstrates how the charge that any African-American who is successful, well mannered, or well educated is “acting white,” is a slur that continues to haunt blacks. Ron Christie traces the complex history of the phrase, from Uncle Tom’s Cabin to the tensions between Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X to Bill Cosby’s controversial NAACP speech… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (October 12, 2010)

Collection: Thomas Dunne Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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