The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why

Jabari Asim (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
August 01, 2008
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.28 X 7.92 X 0.69 inches | 0.62 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547053493

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About the Author

Jabari Asim is deputy editor of the Washington Post Book World. He also writes a weekly syndicated column on popular culture. His writing has appeared in Essence, Salon.com, the Los Angeles Times, and the Village Voice.

Reviews

"This important new book sheds light on questions that have long gone unanswered. . .Every home should have it." --E. Lynn Harris, author of I Say A Little Prayer
"In The N Word, we just might have the definitive word on the essence of power and subordination in America." --Christopher Benson, coauthor of Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America
"Jabari Asim persuasively explains why the N word remains a slur and a symbol of inequality." --Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania