By Paul R. Lehman
This ebook discusses a variety of facets of race and its manifestations utilizing either educational and secular references, and eventually provides a problem to the United States to acknowledge its race challenge by means of reading its present-day perceptions, language, and behaviour. subject matters mentioned contain colour, normalcy, racial precedence, and slavery's legacy.
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The Kerner Commission Report, actually the US RIOT COMMISSION REPORT, 1968, New York Times. 13. Kerner, p. 1. 14. Pem Davidson Buck stated in the article “Constructing Race, Creating White Privilege,” p. 33, in Paula S. Rothenberg, Race, Class, And Gender In The United States, 7th edition, Worth Publishers, 2007. 15. Rothenberg, p. 33. Chapter Three Normalcy Although we cannot say if the concept of being normal was a conscious effort by the Europeans, the results are still that the only normal people in America are the Europeans.
2 According to King, the general idea of the white supremacist is one of people who are poor, uneducated, and usually lacking proper social grace; people who would be sometimes refer to as “trailer-park” residence. That image, King suggests, is actually the opposite of the reality. The stereotyped white supremacist would not have been in a position to create, maintain, and promote the kinds of biased negative images of the African Americans. The reality, King notes, is that the genesis of these hate groups started with wealthy, educated, socially well-placed men.
35. 2. Buck, p. 35. 3. “Media Magic Making Class Invisible,” Gregory Mantsios, in Rothenberg’s Race . . 182. 4. Mantsios, 184. 5. Mantsios, p. 185. 6. B. DuBois, “The Black Codes, p. 467, in Rothenberg’s Race, 5th edition, 2000. 7. “Cuffy, Fancy Maids, and One-Eyed Men,” Edward E. Baptist, American Historical Review, Vol. 106, Issue 5, Dec. 2001, p. 1916. 8. Baptist, p. 1633–1634. 9. “The Human Genome Project,” Bruce H. html. p. 2. 10. James Shannon Buchanan & Edward Everett Dale, A History of Oklahoma, “The State of Oklahoma Constitution,” Article XXIII, section 11, Row, Peterson, and Company, 1924.