A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America

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$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.34 X 8.02 X 0.55 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060931049

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About the Author

Shelby Steele is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America, which won the National Book Critics' Circle Award. Steele's most recent book is White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era. He is a contributing editor at Harper's Magazine, and his work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. For his work on the PBS television documentary Seven Days in Bensonhurst, he was recognized with both an Emmy Award and a Writers Guild Award. In 2004, President George W. Bush, citing Steele's "learned examinations of race relations and cultural issues, "honored him with the National Humanities Medal. He lives in California.

Reviews

"Deeply engaging public-policy criticism". -- Booklist
"The perfect voice of reason in a sea of hate."-- "Los Angeles Times""Steele has given eloquent voice to painful truths that are almost always left unspoken in the nation's circumscribed public discourse on race."-- "New York Times ""Steele's skill compares with that of James Baldwin, Richard Wright, or Frederick Douglass." -- "Chicago Tribune""Sweeping in its formulations. . . . Perceptive. . . . Steele is a clever critic." -- "Los Angeles Times Book Review""Deeply engaging public-policy criticism." -- "Booklist"
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