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Crisis of the Black Intellectual

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ISBN-10: 0883782510

ISBN-13: 9780883782514

Edition: 2005

Authors: W. D. Wright

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A reexamination of Harold Cruse’s classic Crisis of the Negro Intellectual, published in 1967 at the height of the civil-rights movement and now required reading in African American studies courses, this polemic pays tribute to the earlier book’s importance and takes to task the current generation of black scholars for failing to meet Cruse’s rigorous standards for public commentary. Detailing the evolution of black-intellectual discourse since the 1960s, this assessment points to a lack of ongoing discussion about the role of intellectuals—black or white—in our society and insists that the experience of black Americans is so complex it deserves the closest and most honest scrutiny possible…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Third World Press
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

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Three of a Kind: Black Conservatives, Black Liberals and Black Radicals
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