We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity (Paperback)Tommie Shelby (author)
Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 14/09/2007
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African American history resounds with calls for black unity. From abolitionist times through the Black Power movement, it was widely seen as a means of securing a full share of America's promised freedom and equality. Yet today, many believe that black solidarity is unnecessary, irrational, rooted in the illusion of "racial" difference, at odds with the goal of integration, and incompatible with liberal ideals and American democracy. A response to such critics, "We Who Are Dark" provides the first extended philosophical defence of black political solidarity.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 25 mm
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