What's Race Got to Do with It?: Why It's Time to Stop the Stupidest Argument in America

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St. Martin's Press, Mar 31, 2009 - Political Science - 368 pages
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Larry Elder ands his straight talk are "controversial"*, "provocative"**, "iconoclastic"***, "refreshing". ****

IS LIFE UNFAIR FOR BLACK AMERICANS?

In What's Race Got to Do with It?, bestselling author Larry Elder takes on the touchiest topic in American life: Race. Some Americans think race is the biggest issue this country faces today. Elder says: What?!? What about the economy, what about war, what about the security of our borders and our citizens?

IS A HUGE GROUP OF CITIZENS BEING KEPT DOWN BY "THE MAN"?

Elder calls for an end to bitching, moaning and whining and the belief that somebody owes you a job, that self-esteem is given out for passing "go", that a black person in a position of authority is always a good thing, whether or not they have credentials and experience. He skewers the loudmouths—and the "mainscream" media—who point to racism as the root of all problems. Elder explains why Hillary Clinton doesn't get it, but Barack Obama does—at least most of the time.

But What's Race Got to Do with It? has a positive message, too: there are leaders and role models today who want to urge everyone to share in the hard work, smart thinking and optimism that make America great and strong.

*Publishers Weekly **Kirkus Reviews ***Los Angeles Times ****Publishers Weekly

 

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In this polemic, conservative radio talk-show host Elder rails against the mind-set that keeps men like Al Sharpton, actor Danny Glover, and sports figures who shout about racism and unfairness in the public eye. Instead, he points to Bill Cosby, Barack Obama, and Tiger Woods as role models. Read full review

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You really suck, you're the "stupid black person". You generalize all black people in this one-sided bullshit you call a book. Go away, you are not helping the cause by complaining and downing black people. Not everyone thinks the way you described you idiot. Just stop trying to be "that guy"...you're a joke.  

Contents

1 ITS THE MEDIA STUPID
1
2 DEMOCRATS STUPID BLACKS AND REPUBLICANS
31
3 STUPID BLACK LEADERS
65
4 STUPID BLACK POLITICIANS
95
5 STUPID BLACK ENTERTAINERS
109
6 STUPID BLACKS AND KATRINA
121
7 THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
149
8 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
177
10 EDUCATION
201
11 BLACK MUSLIMS IN AMERICA
225
GROW UP GROW UP GROW UP
239
THE MARCH OF PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY
251
WHAT DID HIS RACE HAVE TO DO WITH IT?
267
ENDNOTES
285
INDEX
339
Copyright

9 STUPID BLACK MEN AND SPORTS
185

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Larry Elder, host of "The Larry Elder Show" on KABC-AM in Los Angeles, was voted one of "The Top 25 Most Influential Talk-Radio Hosts" by NewsMax magazine in 2008. Elder also writes a column for Investor's Business Daily and a syndicated column that appears in a variety of newspapers across the country.

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