By David H. Ikard
The election of Barack Obama gave political foreign money to the (white) concept that american citizens now stay in a post-racial society. however the patience of racial profiling, financial 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 one can supply voice to the demanding situations confronted by means of such a lot African american citizens and to make legible the moving discourse of white supremacist ideology—including post-racialism and colorblind politics—that frustrates black self-determination, employer, 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, type, sexual orientation) intersect and has to be faced to disappointed the prestige quo.
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Blinded by the Whites: Why Race Still Matters in 21st-Century America (Blacks in the Diaspora) by David H. Ikard