Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Thomas Sowell


This explosive new publication demanding situations a number of the long-prevailing assumptions approximately blacks, approximately Jews, approximately Germans, approximately slavery, and approximately schooling. evidently written, powerfully reasoned, and subsidized with a startling array of documented evidence, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not just the fashionable intellectuals of our occasions but additionally such old interpreters of yank lifestyles as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick legislation Olmsted. In a sequence of lengthy essays, this e-book provides an in-depth examine key ideals in the back of many incorrect and unsafe activities, regulations, and traits. It offers eye-opening insights into the ancient improvement of the ghetto tradition that's this day wrongly obvious as a special black identity--a tradition cheered on towards self-destruction through white liberals who reflect on themselves "friends" of blacks. An essay titled "The genuine historical past of Slavery" provides a jolting second look of that tragic establishment and the slim and distorted approach it's too usually noticeable this present day. the explanations for the venomous hatred of Jews, and of different teams like them in international locations around the globe, are explored in an essay that asks, "Are Jews Generic?" Misconceptions of German background mostly, and of the Nazi period specifically, also are re-examined. So too are the inspiring achievements and painful tragedies of black schooling within the usa. "Black Rednecks and White Liberals" is the capstone of a long time of remarkable learn and writing on racial and cultural matters via Thomas Sowell.

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