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The Covenant with Black America

Autor: Smiley, Tavis

Editorial: Library of Congress

Formato:Tapa Suave
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The Covenant with Black America : Six years' worth of symposiums come together in this rich collection of essays that plot a course for African Americans, explaining how individuals and households can make changes that will immediately improve their circumstances in areas ranging from health and education to crime reduction and financial well-being. Addressing these pressing concerns are contributors: Dr. David Satcher, former U.S. surgeon general; Wade Henderson, executive director of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights; Angela Glover Blackwell, founder of the research think tank PolicyLink; and Cornell West, professor of Religion at Princeton University. Each chapter outlines one key issue and provides a list of resources, suggestions for action, and a checklist for what concerned citizens can do to keep their communities progressing socially, politically, and economically. Though the African American community faces devastating social disparities - in which more than 8 million people live in poverty - this celebration of possibility, hope, and strength will help leaders and citizens keep Black America moving forward.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Ciencias Sociales   Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Ciencias Políticas   Political Freedom & Security

ISBN 13:9780883782774
ISBN 10:0883782774
Formato:Tapa Suave
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:254
Tamaño:9.08" l x 6.12" w x 0.76" h
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