Cover of: Saviors or sellouts | Christopher Alan Bracey

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Table of Contents

Facing reality : Black conservatism's growing appeal and why it matters
The origins of Black conservative thought : Evangelicals, entrepreneurs, and Booker T. Washington
The dawn of the twentieth century : Black conservatism's peak and W.E.B. DuBois's dramatic assault against it
Shades of conservatism : the interwar years, from the Harlem renaissance to Mary McLeod Bethune and Marcus Garvey
The agonistic voice of mid-century Black conservatism : the strange career of George Samuel Schuyler
Black conservatism in the civil rights era : why the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, and Stokely Carmichael's Black power movement are part of the Black conservative tradition
The reformation of Black conservatism : Black neoconservatives, their White counterparts, and how they differ from traditional Black conservatives
The rising tide of Black neoconservative intellectualism : the blame game, "self-help," Shelby Steele, and John McWhorter
The public face of Black conservatism : revealing the philosophies of Clarence Thomas, Colin Powell, and Condoleezza Rice
The influence of infotainment : how Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, pundits, and bloggers lend popular credibility to Black conservative ideas
The significance of Black conservative thought in modern American life.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-210) and index.


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E185 .B798 2008

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xxiii, 223 p. ;
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