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The Resource Blackballed : the black and white politics of race on America's campuses, Lawrence Ross

Blackballed : the black and white politics of race on America's campuses, Lawrence Ross

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Blackballed : the black and white politics of race on America's campuses
Title
Blackballed
Title remainder
the black and white politics of race on America's campuses
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Ross
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Language
eng
Summary
""College" is a word that means many things to many people: a space for knowledge, a place to gain lifelong friends, and an opportunity to transcend one's socioeconomic station. Today, though, this word also recalls a slew of headlines that have revealed a dark and persistent world of racial politics on campus. Does this association disturb our idealized visions of what happens behind the ivied walls of higher learning? It should - because campus racism on college campuses is as American as college football on Fall Saturdays. From Lawrence Ross, author of The Divine Nine and the leading expert on sororities and fraternities, Blackballed is an explosive and controversial book that rips the veil off America's hidden secret: America's colleges have fostered a racist environment that makes them a hostile space for African American students. Blackballed exposes the white fraternity and sorority system, with traditions of racist parties, songs, and assaults on black students; and the universities themselves, who name campus buildings after racist men and women. It also takes a deep dive into anti-affirmative action policies, and how they effectively segregate predominately white universities, providing ample room for white privilege. A bold mix of history and the current climate, Blackballed is a call to action for universities to make radical changes to their policies and standards to foster a better legacy for all students"--
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DLC
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378.1/982996073
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC212.42
LC item number
.R67 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Blackballed : the black and white politics of race on America's campuses, Lawrence Ross
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn927192098
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250079114
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015026361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)927192098
Label
Blackballed : the black and white politics of race on America's campuses, Lawrence Ross
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn927192098
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781250079114
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015026361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)927192098

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