Black Rage

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Wipf and Stock Publishers, Mar 8, 2000 - Religion - 230 pages
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The first book to examine the full range of black life from the vantage point of psychiatry, this widely-acclaimed work has established itself as the classic statement of the desperation, conflicts, and anger of black life in America. 'Black Rage' tells of the insidious effects of the heritage of slavery; desribes love, marriage, and the family; addresses the sexual myths and fears of both blacks and whites; chronicles how schools fail the black child; examines mental illness among black people and the psychic stresses engendered by discrimination; and, finally, focuses on the miasma of racial hatred that envelops this country, why it exists, and what will surely happen if it is not soon dispelled.
 

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Contents

Whos Angry?
5
The Shadow of the Past
23
Achieving Womanhood
39
Acquiring Manhood
55
Marriage and Love
75
Character Traits
102
The Promise of Education
130
Mental Illness and Treatment
154
How Come Theres So Much Hate?
181
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William H. Grier is a former Professor of Psychiatry, Wayne State University, and former Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Meharry Medical College. Price M. Cobbs is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco.

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