Black Lies, White Lies

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Harper Collins, May 5, 2009 - Social Science - 400 pages
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PBS television commentator and syndicated radio talk-show host Tony Brown has been called an "out-of-the-box thinker" and, less delicately, and "equal opportunity ass kicker." Those who attempt to pigeonhole him do so at their own peril. This journalist, media commentator, self-help advocate, entrepreneur, public speaker, film director, and author is a hard man to pin a label on -- and an even more difficult man to fool.

In Black Lies, White Lies, Tony Brown does what few high-profile African Americans have done before: He dares to challenge the lies of both Black and White leaders, and he dares to tell the truth. He attacks White racism and Black self-victimization with equal vehemence. He condemns integration as a disastrous policy, not for just Blacks but for the entire country. And he confronts the Black Talented Tenth, White liberals, conservatives, Democrats, Republicans, demagogues, and racists on all sides for their self-serving lies, their failures, and their lack of vision.

But Tony Brown does not simply slash and burn. He also offers farsighted, workable solutions to America's problems. He provides a blueprint for American renewal bases on his belief that although we may not have come to this country on the same ship, we are all now in the same boat.

 

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Review: Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown

User Review  - Dale - Goodreads

This book is up and down with an absolutely bizarre middle. As you may know, I taught for 7 years in an inner-city middle school. The issue of race in America came up daily, and some days it was an ... Read full review

Review: Black Lies, White Lies: The Truth According to Tony Brown

User Review  - Dani-girl - Goodreads

so insightful. If you are black you need to read this, regardless of your economic status. there is so much information in this book, I have to give it a 5 out of 5. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 7
CHAPTER 11
CHAPTER 12
NOTES AND SOURCES
SEARCHABLE TERMS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
About the Author
Praisefor Tony Brown
Copyright

CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 10
About the Publisher
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Tony Brown hosts Tony Brown's Journal, the longest-running series on PBS. He is also the host of the radio call-in show Tony Brown on WLS-ABC Chicago, and is the author of Black Lies, White Lies and Empower the People. A sought-after speaker, he lives in New York City.

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