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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 19 related to Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: A Living Black Chicago History.    

Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics

Paul Louis Street - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 280 pages
In this work, the author looks at Obama in relation to contemporary issues of class, race, war, and empire and considers him in the context of the nation's political history.
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Empire and inequality: America and the world since 9/11

Paul Louis Street - Education - 2004 - 193 pages
A frequent columnist in Z Magazine, Black Commentator, and other magazines, Paul Street has closely monitored the deterioration of civil liberties since 9/11. In his new book ...
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Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in Post-Civil Rights America

Paul Street - Education - 2013 - 232 pages
Fifty years after the US Supreme Court ruled that "separate but equal" was "inherently unequal," Paul Street argues that little progress has been made to meaningful reform ...
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Without Justice for All: The New Liberalism and Our Retreat from Racial Equality

Adolph L. Reed - Social Science - 2001 - 480 pages
A new critique of public policy in the U.S. regarding race reveals how the nation's political and policy-making elite came to abandon notions of egalitarianism and the role of ...
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Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity

Tim Wise - Political Science - 2013 - 216 pages
How "colorblindness" in policy and personal practice perpetuate racial inequity in the United States today.
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Making the Second Ghetto: Race and Housing in Chicago 1940-1960

Arnold R. Hirsch - Social Science - 2009 - 382 pages
In Making the Second Ghetto, Arnold Hirsch argues that in the post-depression years Chicago was a "pioneer in developing concepts and devices" for housing segregation. Hirsch ...
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America's Urban Crisis and the Advent of Color-Blind Politics: Education ...

Curtis Ivery, Joshua Bassett - Education - 2011 - 168 pages
In America's Urban Crisis and the Advent of Color-blind Politics, Ivery and Bassett combine their own experience in the field of civil rights with contributions of urban ...
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Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race: Barack Obama and the ...

Thomas J. Sugrue - Social Science - 2010 - 184 pages
Barack Obama, in his acclaimed campaign speech discussing the troubling complexities of race in America today, quoted William Faulkner's famous remark "The past isn't dead and ...
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