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Greeley, Andrew M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: E. P. Dutton 1971

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 GRE

Summary: Many Americans believe theyre living in a post-racial society, pointing to the election of Barack Obama to the presidency as evidence. Others believe that, despite the advances achieved by the civil rights movement, people of color are treated as second-class citizens. Is race overemphasized in America? Have government programs and policies done enough to level the playing field? Can the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Publishing 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 RAC

Wilkerson, Isabel

9 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how people's lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Wilkerson, Isabel

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: ""As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--whichgroups have it and which do not." In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 0000

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Wilkerson, Isabel

5 holds on 24 copies

Summary: ""As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--whichgroups have it and which do not." In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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2 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 WIL
2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: In March of 1931, two white women stepped off a train in Paint Rock, Alabama, and accused nine black teenage passengers of gang rape. So began the Scottsboro case, one of the 20th century's most fiery legal battles. This episode of American Experience chronicles the case, which generated what many view as the most divisive regional conflict since the Civil War, led to momentous Supreme Court...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2001

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Summary: In the 1954 legal case Hernandez v. Texas, defense lawyers forged a daring strategy - one arguing that Mexican-Americans did not fit into a legal structure which recognized only white and black racial categories. This American Experience episode interweaves the story of that landmark case, which went all the way to the Supreme Court, with the broader narrative of the civil rights movement....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: How much faith do we really place in the institutions that settle our disputes and, at times, determine the fate of individuals? Are there other ways of finding a proper outcome besides the Western system of courts and prisons? Does might make right, and-even if the answer is no-has any society on the planet created a true alternative? This program looks at concepts of justice in various...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

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