The Resource False black power?, Jason L. Riley

False black power?, Jason L. Riley

Label
False black power?
Title
False black power?
Statement of responsibility
Jason L. Riley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Black civil rights leaders have long supported ethnic identity politics and prioritized the integration of political institutions, and seldom has that strategy been questioned. In False Black Power?, Jason L. Riley takes an honest, factual look at why increased black political power has not paid off in the ways that civil rights leadership has promised. Recent decades have witnessed a proliferation of black elected officials, culminating in the historic presidency of Barack Obama. However, racial gaps in employment, income, homeownership, academic achievement, and other measures not only continue but in some cases have even widened. While other racial and ethnic groups in America have made economic advancement a priority, the focus on political capital for blacks has been a disadvantage, blocking them from the fiscal capital that helped power upward mobility among other groups. Riley explains why the political strategy of civil rights leaders has left so many blacks behind. The key to black economic advancement today is overcoming cultural handicaps, not attaining more political power. The book closes with thoughtful responses from key thought leaders Glenn Loury and John McWhorter."--Amazon.com
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Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riley, Jason
Dewey number
305.896073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.R568 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New threats to freedom series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American politicians
  • African American political activists
  • United States
Label
False black power?, Jason L. Riley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: False black power -- The Civil Rights distraction -- The limits of politics -- False black power -- Part 2: Dissenting points of view -- Keeping up with the leftists, new observations for variations on the theme / by John McWhorter -- Black America, changing rhetoric into remedies / by Glenn C. Loury -- A response to McWhorter and Loury
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
122 pages
Isbn
9781599475189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)966871654
  • 1852368
  • (OCoLC)ocn966871654
  • (Pol)1852368
Label
False black power?, Jason L. Riley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: False black power -- The Civil Rights distraction -- The limits of politics -- False black power -- Part 2: Dissenting points of view -- Keeping up with the leftists, new observations for variations on the theme / by John McWhorter -- Black America, changing rhetoric into remedies / by Glenn C. Loury -- A response to McWhorter and Loury
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
122 pages
Isbn
9781599475189
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)966871654
  • 1852368
  • (OCoLC)ocn966871654
  • (Pol)1852368

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