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The Trouble with Friendship: Why Americans Can't Think Straight about Race

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DeMott examines a stunning range of cultural evidence--from the oratory of politicians to popular cinema and television to scapegoated welfare mothers to some of today's most respected thinkers--to lay bare the assumptions of friendship orthodoxy, which maintains that racial problems can be solved simply by blacks and whites working together, one on one, to reconcile diffe ...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published December 31st 1995 by Atlantic Monthly Press
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I truly enjoyed this book. Of course few people actually want to deal with this topic but it's real and so I have to say - a must read.
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