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Race in the Schools: Perpetuating White Dominance
recent years. White Men on Race emphasizes the crucial role these elite white men play in perpetuating systemic racism, despite their personal convictions. The anecdotes and extensive quotationsExpand
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Reversal of Fortune
The earnings of African American women increased throughout the 1960s and 1970s, yet by the 1980s there were signs of a reversal. Using data from the 1980 and 1990 censuses of population, this studyExpand
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Border patrol: The U.S. customs service and the racial profiling of African American women
In 1879, when Sally Robinson and her l ight-skinned nephew boarded the ladies' car of a train in Grand Junction, Tennessee, the white conductor grabbed her by the arm and ordered them both to ride inExpand
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From Reel to Real: Hollywood Representations of Black Presidents and Reactions to the Obama Presidency
Abstract Purpose This study compares filmic and televisual representations of fictional black presidents to white Americans’ reactions to the advent of the United States’s first African AmericanExpand
Transnationalism in Black–Jewish conflict: a study of global identification among established Americans
Abstract In this article, I introduce a model for understanding globalization’s impact on established Americans’ racial-ethnic identities, political views, and domestic relations. I contend thatExpand
International issues and domestic ethnic relations: African Americans, American Jews, and the Israel-South Africa debate
Although it is recognized that world political and economic conditions influence emigration patterns, sociologists give little attention to how events in homelands affect relations between immigrantsExpand
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Has change really come to America? A black feminist critique of Barack Obama's social justice agenda
Democratic candidate Barack Obama campaigned for the office of President of the United States on a message of hope and change. Included in this message was an avowed commitment to fighting forExpand
What Went Wrong? The Creation and Collapse of the Black-Jewish Alliance.@@@Jews and Blacks: Let the Healing Begin.
For nearly a century, blacks and Jews were allies in the struggle for civil rights and equality in America. Sometimes risking their lives, they waged battle in the courts, at lunch counters, and inExpand
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