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Author Chideya, Farai.
Title Don't believe the hype : fighting cultural misinformation about African-Americans / Farai Chideya.
Imprint New York : Plume, [1995]
©1995

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  E185.86 .C45 1995    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  E185.86 .C45 1995    AVAILABLE  
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
African Americans -- Economic conditions.
United States -- Race relations.
Description xx, 267 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0452270960
OCLC # 31206946
Table of Contents
 Introduction 
 Test Your Racial Issues IQ 
Pt. IRound One: Nature v. Nurture 
 1When Is a Fact Not the Truth?3
 2Black America at a Glance: A Statistical Overview of the African-American Community13
 3Sex, Love, and Family Values20
 4The Myth of the Welfare Queen35
 5Where Home Is46
Pt. IIThe Education of Black America 
 6Teaching Them Well?63
 7Ivory Towers: The African-American College and University Experience80
Pt. IIIMoney and Power 
 8Affirmative Action and Employment Discrimination103
 9Sixty Cents to the Dollar: Black Employment Patterns and Wages115
 10Saving and Spending133
 11Culture Clash: African-Americans in the Arts140
 12Superstars: African-Americans in the World of Sports154
Pt. IVThe Structures of Society 
 13A Quick Look Back167
 14The New Old Racism182
 15Whose Justice?190
 16Drugs and Health209
 17The Politics of Blackness224
 18Who's Making What News?241
 Index255