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Guilt Trip | The New Republic
"Buck’s terrific book is longer on analysis than prescription; but its analysis comprises such invaluable history, and so deftly counters any fears underlying the pretense that the “acting white” charge is fictitious, that I cannot imagine we will soon see another book so utterly necessary on what used to be called the Race Question. Buck has cleared the ground of many illusions and innuendos, and this can only help us to get closer to a solution for the vast problem that still remains."
books  buck  blacks  race  history  civil-rights  mcWhorter  sidebar 
june 2010 by HispanicPundit
Cosby, Dyson, Race Problem, McWhorter, Ta-Nehisi, Culture, Racism | Views | TheRoot.com
"I think the crucial factor was the transformation of Aid to Families with Dependent Children from a temporary safety net to an open-ended program that became a lifestyle, something that happened quietly in the late 60s."
mcWhorter  welfare  Blacks  History  sidebar 
april 2008 by HispanicPundit

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