Who Is Black?: One Nation's Definition
Honored in 1992 as an "Outstanding Book" by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in the United States.
Reprinted many times since its first publication in 1991, Who Is Black? has become a staple in college classrooms throughout the United States, helping students understand this nation's history of miscegenation and the role tha...more
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There is a lot of US history in the book, starting with slavery and continuing through the Reconstruction era, discussing the impact of Jim Crow laws, etc. Many precedent setting court cases involving racial classification for black people are discussed: Plessy v. Ferguson, Phipps v. Louisiana.
This book was p...more