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Racism in America

A Reader

Foreword by Annette Gordon-Reed

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Publication Date: 08/04/2020

208 pages


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  • List of Contributors
  • A Note on Language
  • Foreword [Annette Gordon-Reed]
  • Excerpts
    • Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1992) [Toni Morrison]
    • Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market (2000) [Walter Johnson]
    • Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West (2006) [Ned Blackhawk]
    • Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching (2009) [Crystal N. Feimster]
    • Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War I (2009) [Adriane Lentz-Smith]
    • The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America (2010) [Khalil Gibran Muhammad]
    • Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Health Care (2011) [Augustus A. White III, MD]
    • Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America (2013) [Vivek Bald]
    • Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity (2014) [Kwame Anthony Appiah]
    • From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America (2016) [Elizabeth Hinton]
    • Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform (2016) [Tommie Shelby]
    • Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (2017) [Tera W. Hunter]
    • The Fateful Triangle: Race, Ethnicity, Nation (2017) [Stuart Hall]
    • The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap (2017) [Mehrsa Baradaran]
    • The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America (2018) [Beth Lew-Williams]
    • The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas (2018) [Monica Muñoz Martinez]
    • The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students (2019) [Anthony Abraham Jack]
    • Hattiesburg: An American City in Black and White (2019) [William Sturkey]
    • Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration (2020) [Nicole R. Fleetwood]
    • Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man (2020) [Joshua Bennett]
  • Notes
  • Credits

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