From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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I would have given this review 0 stars although that is not possible.
Although he does quip that Farrakhan, Sharpton and Jackson are part of the problems blacks now face he reserves his harshest criticism for whites.
Mr. Rowan doesn't debate his opponents -- nor does he even make a meager attempt to present their arguments.
I own this book and thought it was an excellent read then as now.Rowan, who generally wrote biographies and newspaper articles in his nearly 60 year career in journalism, wanted... Read morePublished on June 25, 2006 by E. D. Daniels
Same old rehash-whitey did me wrong.....the entire book revolves around the central theme that every person in America is bigot, closet racist, or both. Read morePublished on March 13, 2002
This book is a good look at the mind and the assumptions of a black liberal. The main argument of the book is that all black failure is due to white racism, not black inferiority... Read morePublished on November 8, 2001 by southpaw68
I rented this book from the library and very dissapointed. All the book contains is the same formula we've seen in countless "controversial" books. Read morePublished on March 14, 2001
Racism is still alive and kicking in this country -witness recent racially motivated drive-by shootings of blacks by white supremacists, the dragging death of a black man in Texas,... Read morePublished on December 16, 1999
Don't waste your time on this racist, biased trash. Racism still is alive and well although Mr. Rowan seems unaware of the fact that this type of book does nothing but cultivate... Read morePublished on November 27, 1999 by "jgm537"
Being deeply interested in social history and it's effects on our present society, I was enticed by this book's title. Read morePublished on May 11, 1999
I've done much research on racial relations, specificallyconcerning affirmative action programs in the United States. Read morePublished on April 29, 1997