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Brainwashed : challenging the myth of Black inferiority / Tom Burrell.

Burrell, Tom. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Putnam County Public Library - Main 305.896 BUR (Text) 30041002380408 New Book Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781401925925 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1401925928 : PAP
  • Physical Description: xvi, 285 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Carlsbad, CA : Smiley Books, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"1st edition, February 2010; 3rd edition, March 2010"--T.p. verso.
"A selection of the Black Expressions Book Club"--Back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-283).
Formatted Contents Note:
The scorch at the bottom of the melting pot -- Relationship wrecks : why can't we form strong families? -- Studs and sluts : why do we conform to Black sexual stereotypes -- Uglified : why are Black and beautiful still contradictions? -- Homey-cide : whydo we keep killing each other? -- Slow suicide : why do we neglect body, mind, and spirit? -- Buy now, pay later : why can't we stop shopping? -- D's will do : why do we expect so little of each other--and ourselves? -- Bred to be led : why do we so willingly give up control of our lives? -- Diss-unity : why can't we stick together? -- Neo-coons : why is the joke always on us? -- Yes, we must! : healing from the inside out.
Summary, etc.:
In this powerful examination of "the greatest propaganda campaign of all time"--the masterful marketing of Black inferiority, aka the BI Complex--Burrell poses ten disturbing questions that will make Black people look in the mirror and ask why, nearly 150years after the Emancipation Proclamation, so many Blacks still think and act like slaves.
Subject: African Americans > Social conditions.
African Americans > Psychology.
African Americans > Attitudes.
African Americans > Race identity.
Inferiority complex > Social aspects > United States.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) > United States.
Social values > United States.
United States > Race relations.

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