Race Rebels by Robin D. G. Kelley
Culture, Politics, and the Black Working Class

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Many black strategies of daily resistance have been obscured--until now. Race rebels, argues Kelley, have created strategies of resistance, movements, and entire subcultures. Here, for the first time, everyday race rebels are given the historiographical attention they deserve, from the Jim Crow era to the present.

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Robin D. G. Kelley is Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at the University of California, Los Angeles. Author's Home: Beverly Hills, CA
Published June 1, 1996 by Free Press. 384 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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And some of his observations can be jejune, as when he sees the celebration of the pimp in the ``Black Power'' era as at least partly due to ``the image of black female dominance created by the Moynihan report.'' Even Kelley's obvious compassion and excellent research skills are not enough ...

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Kelley (Hammer and Hoe), who teaches Afro-American and African Studies at the University of Michigan, here adapts several of his previously published articles into a loosely linked study describing black working-class resistance outside traditional organizations and political movements.

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