TITLE

THE IMPOSSIBLE DILEMMA

AUTHOR(S)
Loury, Glenn
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;1/1/96, Vol. 214 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the incidence of crimes committed by African Americans and judicial racism in the U.S. Increase in the murder rate among black youths between 1986 and 1991; Dilemma facing black leaders and intellectuals regarding urban violence; Impact of the reaction of whites to the threat posed by blacks on the dilemma; Motivations behind the more rapid growth in black imprisonment.
ACCESSION #
9601111937

 

Related Articles

  • IS EVERYTHING RACE? Kennedy, Randall // New Republic;1/1/96, Vol. 214 Issue 1, p18 

    Argues that U.S. Democrats appear to have lost the ability to debate public policy without resorting to formulaic invocations of racial discrimination. Reference to the debate over the sentencing disparity over crack and powder cocaine as of January 1996; Disparity in the sentences for...

  • Reverse Racism, or How the Pot Got to Call the Kettle Black. Fish, Stanley // New Crisis (15591603);Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p14 

    Focuses on the reverse racism of whites by African-Americans. Speech of former United States President George Bush on the special status claimed by Afro-Americans; Political aspects of reverse racism; Reality of discrimination

  • MJ, Kobe and Ota Benga: Continuing teh US War Against Black Men. Reed, Ishmael // Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire;Spring/Summer2004, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p43 

    Discusses the issue of discrimination against black Americans in the U.S. Careless defamation of a black man's reputation; Irrational hatred of feminists toward black men; Bias of mass media toward black celebrities.

  • For Brothers Only. Leavy, Walter // Ebony;Sep2000, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p24 

    Deals with the racial discrimination experienced by African Americans. Discrimination in the enforcement of criminal justice; Ways to cope with racism; Efforts of African Americans to search for equal opportunities.

  • Other Nature: Resistance to Ecological Hegemony in Charles W. Chesnutt's "The Conjure Woman." Myers, Jeffrey // African American Review;Spring2003, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p5 

    This article presents criticism of Charles W. Chesnutt's 1899 volume of short stories "The Conjure Woman." It features exploitation by whites of the natural landscape and former slaves after the Civil War. The collection also highlights African American traditions of magical spirituality, which...

  • A Solution? Kanno, Julia // 21st Century;Apr90, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p11 

    The author reflects on the outbreaks of violence, racism, and discrimination that involve much with teenagers in the cities of Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. She cites that there is much ignorance growing in schools. She remarks that it is time to get involve and teach this generation and...

  • Overcoming Poverty, Racism, and Inequality through Asset Accumulation. Bynum, William J. // Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy;Summer2004, Vol. 10, p33 

    The difference in the asset holdings of black and white Amen cans is startling. When people control assets, they have a sense of owners hip, power, and hope for the future that profoundly affects the way they conduct their lives. Recommendations to over- come the racial divide include public...

  • Memory can turn history into myths. Page, Clarence // Caribbean Business;2/3/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p25 

    The author offers her opinion on the observation of Black History Month in the U.S. She states that she is alarmed by the lack of effort to remember the country's racial epic of sorrow and triumph. She offers an anecdote wherein a nine-year old black South Carolina kid was rejected from...

  • Why Racial Integration Remains an Imperative. Anderson, Elizabeth // Poverty & Race;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p1 

    In this article, the author discusses racial integration in the U.S. She mentions the racial segregation between blacks and whites which was caused by public policies such as zoning, housing discrimination, and white flight. She also offers information on the book "The Imperative of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics