Imagining Black America /

Scientific research has now established that race should be understood as a social construct, not a true biological division of humanity. In Imagining Black America, Michael Wayne explores the construction and reconstruction of black America from the arrival of the first Africans in Jamestown in 161...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wayne, Michael, 1947- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • A word about race
  • Birth of a race
  • On immigration, citizenship, and being "not-Black"
  • The Negro, "incarnation of America"
  • Color and class
  • The civil rights movement
  • Black Power
  • Black Americans: a changing demographic
  • The "truly disadvantaged"
  • The "privileged class"
  • Reimagining America.