Angela J. Hattery,Earl Smith's African American Families Today: Myths and Realities PDF

By Angela J. Hattery,Earl Smith

From youngster being pregnant and unmarried parenting to athletics and HIV/AIDS, myths approximately African American households abound. This provocative ebook by means of acclaimed students of race and ethnicity debunks many universal myths approximately black households in the USA, sharing tales and drawing at the most up-to-date learn to teach the realities.

African American households this present day examines the health of African American households round themes together with marriage, health and wellbeing, schooling, incarceration, wealth, and extra. Authors Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith convey that even supposing the election of the 1st African American president, Barack Obama, has been symbolically vital for African americans, his presidency has no longer had a measurable impression at the day-by-day lives of African American households. because the ebook indicates, racial inequality persists—we’re in actual fact no longer in a “postracial” society.

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