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Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City
Conflict between Blacks and Koreans has increased in American cities. This work investigates the most prolonged period of such conflict - the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, when Black nationalist and Haitian activists led a boycott and picketing campaign against two Korean-owned produce stores.
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published September 10th 2000 by Yale University Press
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Kim's analysis of the Red Apple Boycott is both thorough and insightful. Her contribution to the fields of political science and critical race theory through the notion of racial triangulation, however, are what set this book apart as a must-read piece of critical history.