Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man?

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Penguin Group USA, Jan 31, 2006 - Social Science - 236 pages
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In this controversial national bestseller, former NBA star and author of I May Be Wrong But I Doubt It Charles Barkley takes on the major issue of our time. Who's Afraid of a Large Black Man is a series of charged, in-your-face conversations about race with some of America's most prominent figures, including Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Jesse Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan Freeman, Ice Cube, Marian Wright Edelman, Tiger Woods, Peter Guber, and Robert Johnson.

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Barkley (I May Be Wrong but I Doubt It ) was a great basketball player who was never afraid to speak his mind on any number of topics. In this book, he attempts to discuss the controversial issue of ... Read full review

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Charles Barkley is a studio analyst for TNT's Inside the NBA, a regular contributor to CNN's TalkBack Live, and a frequent commentator on racial issues. He was recently selected by Sports Illustrated as "The #1 Most Interesting Sports Personality in the Last 25 Years." Named "One of the Fifty Greatest NBA Players of All Time," also by Sports Illustrated, he was chosen for eleven All-Star teams and won the NBA's MVP in 1993.

Michael Wilbon is The Washington Post's most popular sports columnist and the co-host of ESPN's hit show "Pardon the Interruption.

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