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Author Smith, Earl, 1946-

Title African American families today : myths and realities / Earl Smith and Angela Hattery

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  305.896 HAT    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 201 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Marriage and Divorce : Why are all the Black men marrying White women? -- Raising Children : Do Blacks use corporal punishment more than Whites? -- Transition to Adulthood : Why not have a baby, I have nothing else to do with my life -- Intimate Partner Violence : The Dirty Little Secret -- Education : What about affirmative action? Where are the guaranteed seats for White students? -- Sports : The Ticket Out of the Ghetto? -- Poverty and Wealth : Look at Oprah, Obama and Jay-Z, the playing field must be level -- Incarceration : Blacks commit more crime than Whites -- Health, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease : Why is there a MacDonald's on every Martin Luther King Drive in every US city? -- Politics : Will African Americans now dominate government like they do the NBA? -- What Can be Done? : A challenge to lawmakers -- Epilogue.
Subject African American families.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
United States -- Race relations.
Added Author Hattery, Angela.
ISBN 9781442213968 cloth alkaline paper
1442213965 cloth alkaline paper

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