Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Thomas Sowell


This explosive new ebook demanding situations some 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 proof, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not just the fashionable intellectuals of our instances but in addition such ancient interpreters of yankee existence as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick legislations Olmsted. In a chain of lengthy essays, this publication provides an in-depth examine key ideals at the back of many improper and unsafe activities, guidelines, and tendencies. 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 via white liberals who give some thought to themselves "friends" of blacks. An essay titled "The actual heritage of Slavery" provides a jolting second look of that tragic establishment and the slender and distorted approach it truly is too frequently noticeable at the present time. the explanations for the venomous hatred of Jews, and of alternative teams like them in nations worldwide, are explored in an essay that asks, "Are Jews Generic?" Misconceptions of German historical past in most cases, 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 many years of remarkable learn and writing on racial and cultural matters by means of Thomas Sowell.

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