I Will Wear No Chain!: A Social History of African American by Christopher B. Booker

By Christopher B. Booker

This quantity lines the social heritage of African American males from the times of slavery to the current, targeting their achievements, their altering snapshot, and their function in American society. the writer locations the modern factor of Black men's disproportionate involvement with legal justice inside of its social and old context, whereas interpreting the main major events aiming to enhance the prestige of Blacks in our society. The book's major thesis is that an ever-changing, but ever-present, strategy of criminalization has entrapped Black males all through historical past, hence making a significant barrier to their collective improvement. the themes mentioned contain the position of Blacks within the Civil struggle, Booker T. Washington, the Civil Rights circulate, and the Million guy March.

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