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Deep Denial The Persistence of White Supremacy in United States History and Life

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ISBN-10: 1934390046

ISBN-13: 9781934390047

Edition: 2016

Authors: David Billings

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Deep Denial explains why race is still with us, and what the Civil Rights Movement can tell us about today.Part I takes a broad historical view, from seventeenth century Virginia through World War II., examining the origins of white supremacy as a structural feature of US society and describing its evolution over time.Part II features the Civil Rights Movement, how it emerged in the post-WWII era, how the struggle was waged in the 1950s and '60s, and how it subsequently devolved from a vibrant community-led, issue-based movement to a bureaucratic, government-sponsored, needs-based nonprofit industry that remains with us today.Each chapter begins with an intimate and unsparingly personal…    
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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Crandall, Dostie & Douglass Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/7/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Rev. David Billings, DMin , has been an antiracist trainer and organizer with The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond since 1983. After thirty-five years in New Orleans, he moved to New York City in the fall of 2004 to work with The People's Institute's New York office. In the fall of 2006 he was appointed the Pauline Falk Chair on Community, Race, and Mental Health with the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services. Rev. Billings is an ordained United Methodist minister. He also is a historian with a special interest in the history of race and racism. Over the years, Rev. Billings's organizing work has been cited for many awards, such as the Westchester County chapter of the…