Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream

Black Ethnics Race Immigration and the Pursuit of the American Dream The steady immigration of black populations from Africa and the Caribbean over the past few decades has fundamentally changed the racial ethnic and political landscape in the United States But how w

  • Title: Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream
  • Author: Christina M. Greer
  • ISBN: 9780199989300
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The steady immigration of black populations from Africa and the Caribbean over the past few decades has fundamentally changed the racial, ethnic, and political landscape in the United States But how will these new blacks behave politically in America Using an original survey of New York City workers and multiple national data sources, Christina M Greer explores the poThe steady immigration of black populations from Africa and the Caribbean over the past few decades has fundamentally changed the racial, ethnic, and political landscape in the United States But how will these new blacks behave politically in America Using an original survey of New York City workers and multiple national data sources, Christina M Greer explores the political significance of ethnicity for new immigrant and native born blacks In an age where racial and ethnic identities intersect, intertwine, and interact in increasingly complex ways, Black Ethnics offers a powerful and rigorous analysis of black politics and coalitions in the post Civil Rights era.

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    1. Apart from being poorly written, this book poses a series of questions and answers them all with "possibly." I would only recommend this book as a means of thinking through contemporary questions of inter-group relations between various black ethnic groups in the U.S. To find the answers, I'm afraid I'd advise you quite simply to look elsewhere. This text does offer a very extensive and helpful bibliography. I definitely do recommend that people interested in this topic peruse the bibliography f [...]

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