Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America / Ibram X. Kendi.

"A comprehensive history of anti-black racism focuses on the lives of five major players in American history, including Cotton Mather and Thomas Jefferson, and highlights the debates that took place between assimilationists and segregationists and between racists and antiracists"-- "Americans like t...

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Main Author: Kendi, Ibram X. (Author)
Language:English
Published: New York : Nation Books, [2016]
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Physical Description:viii, 582 pages ; 25 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Cotton Mather. Human hierarchy ; Origins of racist ideas ; Coming to America ; Saving souls, not bodies ; Black hunts ; Great awakening
  • Thomas Jefferson. Enlightenment ; Black exhibits ; Created equal ; Uplift suasion ; Big bottoms ; Colonization
  • William Lloyd Garrison. Gradual equality ; Imbruted or civilized ; Soul ; The impending crisis ; History's emancipator ; Ready for freedom? ; Reconstructing slavery ; Reconstructing blame
  • W.E.B. Du Bois. Renewing the south ; Southern horrors ; Black Judases ; Great White Hopes ; The Birth of a Nation ; Media suasion ; Old deal ; Freedom brand ; Massive resistance
  • Angela Davis. The act of civil rights ; Black power ; Law and order ; Reagan's drugs ; New Democrats ; New Republicans ; 99.9 percent the same ; The extraordinary Negro.