Blinded by the Whites: Why Race Still Matters in by David H. Ikard

By David H. Ikard

The election of Barack Obama gave political forex to the (white) concept that americans now dwell in a post-racial society. however the endurance of racial profiling, monetary inequality among blacks and whites, disproportionate numbers of black prisoners, and disparities in future health and entry to healthcare recommend there's extra to the tale. David H. Ikard addresses those matters so as to provide voice to the demanding situations confronted by way of so much African americans and to make legible the transferring discourse of white supremacist ideology—including post-racialism and colorblind politics—that frustrates black self-determination, service provider, and empowerment within the twenty first century. Ikard tackles those issues from numerous views, leader between them black feminism. He argues that each one oppressions (of race, gender, classification, sexual orientation) intersect and has to be faced to disillusioned the prestige quo.

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