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What is the Difference between Slave Patrols and Modern Day Policing? Institutional Violence in a Community of Color
Do performances of brutality have to be part of institutional social control in African American communities? Are these communities haunted by historical beliefs, practices, and stereotypes that onceExpand
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Does race matter? The determinants and consequences of self-reports of discrimination victimization
Abstract Few empirical investigations have explored the determinants of discrimination. Even more rare are studies that explicitly link reports of discrimination to harmful consequences. This articleExpand
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Keep Your ‘N’ in Check: African American Women and the Interactive Effects of Etiquette and Emotional Labor
Black professional women report that they must transform themselves to be welcomed and accepted, especially in the workplace. They speak of performance weariness in verbal and nonverbal communicativeExpand
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Inner-City African-American Women’s Adolescence as Stressful Life Events: Understanding Substance Abusing Behavior
Lula Beatty (2003: 59) asks, “What makes a black woman, voluntarily take a substance into her body which alters her perceptions and feelings of well-being?” This research examines African AmericanExpand
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Racial Submarkets in Government Employment: African American Managers in New York State
This paper reports on a study of the employment situation of African American managers within New York State government. We argue that affirmative action, while having created employmentExpand
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Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation
  • M. Durr
  • Political Science
  • 1 January 2015
cally the well-being consequences of different social models. Among the book’s many other virtues, the writing is exceptionally clear and well organized; even readers with limited generalExpand
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Removing the Mask, Lifting the Veil: Race, Class, and Gender in the Twenty-First Century
> “We wear the mask that grins and lies, it hides our cheeks and shades our eyes . . . Nay, let them only see us, while we wear the mask.”  > > – Paul Laurence Dunbar (1896) > > “Surely there shallExpand
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Guest Editors' Introduction
Scholarship on African American women during the past two decades of the twentieth century has enhanced our understanding of the structural forces (e.g., slavery, discrimination, segregation,Expand
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