By David H. Ikard
The election of Barack Obama gave political forex to the (white) concept that american citizens now stay 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 health and wellbeing and entry to healthcare recommend there's extra to the tale. David H. Ikard addresses those concerns with the intention to provide voice to the demanding situations confronted through 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, organization, and empowerment within the twenty first century. Ikard tackles those matters from a number of views, leader between them black feminism. He argues that every one oppressions (of race, gender, type, sexual orientation) intersect and has to be faced to dissatisfied 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