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I Will Wear No Chain!

I Will Wear No Chain!


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About the Book

This volume traces the social history of African American men from the days of slavery to the present, focusing on their achievements, their changing image, and their role in American society. The author places the contemporary issue of Black men's disproportionate involvement with criminal justice within its social and historical context, while analyzing the most significant movements aiming to improve the status of Blacks in our society. The book's main thesis is that an ever-changing, yet ever-present, process of criminalization has entrapped Black men throughout history, thus creating a major barrier to their collective development. The topics discussed include the role of Blacks in the Civil War, Booker T. Washington, the Civil Rights movement, and the Million Man March.


About the Author:

CHRISTOPHER B. BOOKER is a part-time Research Associate in the School of Social Work at Howard University./e He is also the editor of African American Male Research, a social research and advocacy website dedicated to the interests of African American males. He has contributed newspaper and journal articles to various publications.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780275956370
  • Publisher: Praeger Publishers
  • Publisher Imprint: Praeger Publishers
  • Height: 243 mm
  • No of Pages: 272
  • Series Title: English
  • Weight: 557 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0275956377
  • Publisher Date: 30 Sep 2000
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 25 mm
  • Width: 163 mm


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