Losing the race : self-sabotage in Black America / John H. McWhorter

Author(s): McWhorter, John H
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Subjects: African Americans--Psychology
African Americans--Social conditions--1975-
African Americans--Education
Success--Psychological aspects
Self-defeating behavior
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Free Press, c2000
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xv, 285 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. The Cult of Victimology 1
2. The Cult of Separatism 50
3. The Cult of Anti-intellectualism 82
4. The Roots of the Cult of Anti-intellectualism 137
5. African-American Self-Sabotage in Action: The Affirmative-Action Debate 164
6. African-American Self-Sabotage in Action: The Ebonics Controversy 184
7. How Can We Save the African-American Race? 212
Notes 263
Acknowledgments 271
Index 273
Notes: LCCN: 00031655
ISBN: 0684836696
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-269) and index
OCLC Number: 44066918
ISBN/ISSN: 0684836696