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Invisible Enemy

The African American Freedom Struggle after 1965

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Invisible Enemy by Greta de Jong
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This highly accessible account of the evolution of American racismoutlines how colorblind approaches to discriminationensured the perpetuation of racial inequality in the United Stateswell beyond the 1960s. * A highly accessible account of the evolution of Americanracism, its perpetuation, and black people s struggles forequality in the post-civil rights era * Guides students to a better understanding of the experiencesof black Americans and their ongoing struggles for justice, byhighlighting the interconnectedness of African American historywith that of the nation as a whole * Highlights the economic and political functions that racismhas served throughout the nation s history * Discusses the continuation of the freedom movement beyond the1960s to provide a comprehensive new historiography of racialequality and social justice

Author Biography

Greta de Jong is Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focuses on the connections between race and class and the ways that African Americans have fought for economic as well as political rights from the end of slavery through the twenty-first century. She is the author of A Different Day: African American Struggles for Justice in Rural Louisiana, 1900--1970 (2002).
Release date Australia
March 12th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
256
Dimensions
154x236x21
ISBN-13
9781405167178
Product ID
4021392

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