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Writings on the wall : searching for a new equality beyond black and white / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld.

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  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 305.5097 Abdul-Jabbar (Text) 31208912483015 non-fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 305.5 Abdul-Jabbar (Text) 78292000358450 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781618931719
  • ISBN: 1618931717
  • Physical Description: 245 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Bridging troubled waters -- American politics : the broom of the system -- Racism : make me wanna holler -- Religion : worship at your own risk -- Gender : the view from the front yard -- Class struggle : another day in paradise -- Sports : are you not entertained? -- News media : I read the news today, oh boy -- Seniors : the aging of Aquarius -- Dear Generation Z : unsolicited advice for America's youth.
Summary, etc.: Traces the evolution of the author's views on social justice, from his youth in the civil rights era to his current role as a cultural commentator on topics ranging from race and economic inequality to music and the influence of the media.
Basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores how the America of today is a fractured society, sharply divided along the lines of race, gender, religion, political party and economic class. In his celebrated second career as a writer and social critic, Abdul-Jabbar examines these issues with insight and passion as he draws from his own experiences as a superstar athlete, an inquisitive scholar, a celebrity, a father, an African American and a Muslim. In his columns for Time, the Washington Post and other national publications, he has garnered wide attention for opinions that are unconventional yet disarmingly rational in a time of political absurdity. In this new collection of essays, he probes the roots of bias and unfairness that remain a stubborn part of America, even 240 years after its founding document declared that all Americans are created equal. He makes a compelling case for how America can create equal opportunity for all its citizens, not just the few and the favored.--Adapted from dust jacket.
Subject: Equality > United States.
Social justice > United States.
United States > Social conditions.
Racism > United States.
Discrimination > United States.

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