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American Poison : : how Racial Hostility Destroyed our Promise

Porter, Eduardo. Book - 2020 305.8 Po, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Social Science / Race & Ethnicity / Porter, Eduardo None on shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4 out of 5

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"This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
American Poison -- Social Insurance for Whites -- From Welfare to Prison -- The Black and the Brown -- The Suffering of White America -- Tearing Ourselves Apart -- The Future.
"A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country's social compact, eroded America's common goods, and damaged the lives of every American--and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal"-- Provided by publisher.

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Extensive Examination of Racism in America submitted by sVfGI7Glt2pz7GZgVB90 on July 5, 2020, 7:25am Racism has inhibited our nation’s advancement and the evolution of the institutions required for a vigorous, cohesive society – including labor force, education, healthcare, and social welfare. But it also points the way towards hope and a new understanding of racial identity. READ IT for the even-handed portrayal of the facts and opinions.

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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
Year Published: 2020
Description: 258 pages ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9780451494887
0451494881

SUBJECTS
Racism -- United States -- History.
Race awareness -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.