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The devil you know : a Black power manifesto / Charles M. Blow.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

"Columnist and author Charles Blow never wanted to write a "race book." But as violence against Black people--both physical and psychological--seemed only to increase in recent years, culminating in the historic pandemic and protests of the summer of 2020, he felt compelled to write a new story for Black Americans. He envisioned a succinct, counterintuitive, and impassioned corrective to the myths that have for too long governed our thinking about race and geography in America. Drawing on both political observations and personal experience as a Black son of the South, Charles set out to offer a call to action by which Black people can finally achieve equality, on their own terms" --adapted from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 323.1196 BLO 2021 (Text) 33892100721100 Adult New Books Book None 02/12/2021 Available -
Baker County Library 323.1196073 .B657d 2021 (Text) 37814003344299 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 04/01/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062914668
  • ISBN: 0062914669
  • ISBN: 9780063076846
  • ISBN: 0063076845
  • Physical Description: 240 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-240).
Formatted Contents Note:
The past as prologue -- The proposition -- The push -- The pull : the power of density -- The end of hoping and waiting -- The reunion.
Summary, etc.:
"Columnist and author Charles Blow never wanted to write a "race book." But as violence against Black people--both physical and psychological--seemed only to increase in recent years, culminating in the historic pandemic and protests of the summer of 2020, he felt compelled to write a new story for Black Americans. He envisioned a succinct, counterintuitive, and impassioned corrective to the myths that have for too long governed our thinking about race and geography in America. Drawing on both political observations and personal experience as a Black son of the South, Charles set out to offer a call to action by which Black people can finally achieve equality, on their own terms" --adapted from book jacket.
Subject: Black power > United States.
African Americans > Politics and government.
African Americans > Civil rights.
United States > Race relations.

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