Chapter VI: The Seeds and Fruits of Racism

Meta Carstarphen, "Black vs. Blue: Time for a Cease-Fire"

Brent Staples, "Black Men and Public Space"

Karen Grigsby Bates, "Excuse Me, Your Race Is Showing"

Stephen Carter, "The Best Black"

Claude Steele, "Race and the Schooling of Black Americans"

John McWhorter, "Losing the Race"

 

 

 

 

Meta Carstarphen, "Black vs. Blue: Time for a Cease-Fire"

para 7: "The Kerner Report"

http://www.africana.com/Articles/tt_706.htm: History of the landmark study.

 

para 8: "Civil Rights Act of 1964"

http://www.usbr.gov/laws/civil.html: Full text of the Civil Rights Act with explanations.

 

para 11: "Black Panther Party"

http://cs.oberlin.edu/students/pjaques/etext/bpp-program.html: Black Panther Party's platform and program.

http://www.blackpanther.org/: Homepage of the Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation, dedicated to promoting and preserving the legacy and lessons of the Black Panther Party.

http://douglass.speech.nwu.edu/hill_a15.htm: Full text of David Hilliard's speech "The Ideology of the Black Panther Party."

 

para 12: "Eldridge Cleaver"

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/race/interviews/ecleaver.html: Full text of an interview of Eldridge Cleaver on PBS's Frontline.

http://www.afroam.org/history/Panthers/Cleaver/Cleaver.html: Brief biography.

http://www.pacificnews.org/jinn/stories/4.09/980507-cleaver.html: Response to Cleaver's death written by Reginald Major.

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Brent Staples, "Black Men and Public Space"

para 4: "SoHo"

http://www.ace4homeless.org/soho/sohp/home.html: Official site of the SoHo travel bureau.

 

para 5: "Brooklyn"

http://www.brooklynhistory.org/: Homepage of the Brooklyn Historical Society.

 

para 7: "Beethoven"

http://www.kingsbarn.freeserve.co.uk/: Comprehensive Beethoven site, including a biography, photo galleries, a timeline, and details on all of his works.

http://web02.hnh.com/composer/btm.asp?fullname=Beethoven,%20Ludwig%20van: Brief biography and examinations of his works.

 

        "Vivaldi"

http://www.islandnet.com/~arton/bqxvivaldi.html: Extensive biography, detailed examinations of various pieces, and useful links.

http://home.kc.rr.com/vivaldi/: Comprehensive site, including a biography, timeline, reviews, and special "beginner's" section.

 

        "Four Seasons"

http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/cmp/vivaldi_op8_1to4_four_seasons.html: Wav and mp3 sound clips of Vivaldi's classic.

http://home.kc.rr.com/vivaldi/VIV4seasons.htm: History of the piece with reviews.

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Karen Grigsby Bates, "Excuse Me, Your Race Is Showing"

para 6: "Lorraine Hansberry"

http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/corhans.htm: Biography and an overview of Hansberry’s works.

http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap8/hansberry.html: Perspectives in American Literature’s Hansberry chapter, including a bibliography and essays.

 

        "James Baldwin"

http://www.artandculture.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/ACLive.woa/wa/artist?id=285: Art and Culture.com's Baldwin source.

http://www.bridgesweb.com/baldwin.html: Timeline of Baldwin's life and selected works.

http://www.bookwire.com/bbr/interviews/baldwin.html: Full text of "James Baldwin: An Appreciation" written by John Stevenson, appearing in The Boston Book Review.

http://www.africana.com/Articles/tt_099.htm: Africana.com's Baldwin source.

 

para 10: "Al Sharpton"

http://newmedia.jrn.columbia.edu/1997/projects/Project_4/civil_rights/al_sharpton.html: Profile of the Reverend Al Sharpton by Miki Anzai.

http://www.salon.com/weekly/sharpton1.html: Salon.com feature article by Dwight Garner.

 

para 12: "Henry Louis Gates, Jr."

http://www.booknotes.org/transcripts/50064.htm: Transcript of Gates's interview on C-SPAN's Booknotes.

http://prelectur.stanford.edu/lecturers/gates/index.html: Biographical and professional information.

http://www.pbs.org/wonders/: Web resource for Gates's PBS program Wonders of the African World.

http://www.africana.com/: Homepage of Africana.com, founded by Gates.

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Stephen Carter, "The Best Black"

para 4: "Ira Glasser"

http://www.aclu.org/about/glasser.html: Real Audio Interview conducted by Sam Tucker.

 

        "Affirmative Action"

http://aad.english.ucsb.edu/: Homepage of the Affirmative Action and Diversity Project for research on diverse issues involving affirmative action.

http://clinton2.nara.gov/WH/EOP/OP/html/aa/aa-index.html: Full text of the White House-sponsored Affirmative Action Review.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/special/affirm/affirm.htm: Washington Post's special report on the battles over affirmative action.

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Claude Steele, "Race and the Schooling of Black Americans"

para 3: "Civil Rights Act"

http://www.usbr.gov/laws/civil.html: Full text of the Civil Rights Act with explanations.

 

para 5: "The Shape of the River"

http://www.bu.edu/irsd/articles/shape.htm: Introduction to the paperback edition.

http://pup.princeton.edu/titles/6374.html: Overview of the book with reviews.

 

para 6: "The Bell Curve"

http://www.mugu.com/cgi-bin/Upstream/Issues/bell-curve/index.html: Collection of resources and materials relating to the book.

http://www.apa.org/journals/bell.html: Two full text reviews of  the book.

 

para 14: "George Herbert Mead"

http://paradigm.soci.brocku.ca/~lward/: Homepage of the Mead Project, providing a collection of documents by Mead, biographical timeline, and general overview.

http://home.att.net/~cscavileer/Mead.html: Brief biography and links to information on Mead's major pragmatic concepts.

http://www.uwlax.edu/ereserves/cox/soc390/george_herbert_mead_1863.htm: General overview of Mead's life, career, and ideas.

 

        "Sigmund Freud"

http://www.freud.org.uk/: Homepage of the Freud museum in London.

http://www.bibliomania.com/2/1/68/115/frameset.html: Full text of Freud's seminal work, The Interpretation of Dreams.

http://www.freudfile.org/: Biographical information, an overview of his theories, and comparisons to other prominent psychologists.

 

        "Bruno Bettelheim"

http://ghs.bcsd.k12.il.us/resources/Essayists/b/bettelheim.htm: Brief biography, including essays.

http://www.npq.org/issues/v73/p46.html: Full text of Bettelheim's last interview before his death in 1990.

 

        "Gordon Allport"

http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/allport.html: Brief biography and overview of his psychological theories.

http://elvers.stjoe.udayton.edu/history/history.asp?RURL=http://elvers.stjoe.udayton.edu/history/people/Allport.html:   Collection of links to several Allport sources on the web.

 

        "Frantz Fanon"

http://www.scholars.nus.edu.sg/landow/post/poldiscourse/fanon/fanonov.html: General overview of Fanon's life and works.

http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ot/fanon.htm: Full text of Fanon's speech at the Congress of Black African Writers in 1959.

http://www.africana.com/Articles/tt_491.htm: Africana.com's Fanon source.

 

para 21: "Jackie Robinson"

http://www.jackierobinson.org/: Homepage of the Jackie Robinson Foundation.

http://www.utexas.edu/students/jackie/: Student-run homepage of the Jackie Robinson Society, including many full-text articles, a comprehensive biography, and a photo gallery.

http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/robinson_jackie.htm: National Baseball Hall of Fame's Robinson source.

 

para 25: "John Henry"

http://www.ibiblio.org/ipa/walker/johnhenry.html: Full text of Margaret Walker's poem "Big John Henry."

http://www.wm.edu/wmnews/121098/henry.html: Article about the possible true identity of John Henry.

http://www.ibiblio.org/john_henry/: Overview of the legend, including songs, resources, and a Macromedia presentation.

 

para 37: "SAT"

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/sats/: PBS's Frontline exploration of issues surrounding the SAT.

 

para 40: "Shaquille O'Neal"

http://www.shaq.com/: Shaquille O'Neal's official site.

http://www.nba.com/playerfile/shaquille_oneal/index.html: NBA.com's O'Neal source.

http://www.superstarpages.com/shaquille_oneal/: Brief biography and career overview.

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John McWhorter, "Losing the Race"

para 1: "Claude Steele"

http://www.stanford.edu/~jbonham/steele/: Stanford University's faculty biography page.

http://steele.socialpsychology.org/: Online professional profile with a biography and bibliography.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/sats/interviews/steele.html: Transcript of an interview conducted on PBS's     Frontline.

 

        "SAT"

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/sats/: PBS's Frontline exploration of issues surrounding the SAT.

 

para 7: "Oakland School Board"

http://www7.cnn.com/US/9612/30/ebonics/: CNN article about the Oakland School Board's discussion on the use of ebonics. Includes links to related stories and issues.

http://www.jaedworks.com/shoebox/oakland-ebonics.html: Full text of the Oakland School Board's original resolution to improve English language acquisition and application skills.

http://www.emich.edu/~linguist/topics/ebonics/ebonics-res2.html" Full text of the Oakland School Board's Amended Resolution to improve English language acquisition and application skills.

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