A groundbreaking examination of addiction from a psychiatrist and public health doctor, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and communities dealing with substance use and abuse.
Debating Race collects many of Dyson's most memorable encounters and poignant arguments with
politicians, pundits, and public intellectuals. Topics range from civil rights, the O.J. Simpson trial and the authenticity of Colin Powell.
National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America," The Fire Next Time," as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.
For the last five years, the authors have been traveling across America in a single-prop airplane, visiting small cities and meeting civic leaders, factory workers, recent immigrants, and young entrepreneurs, seeking to discern the outlook of an America that is unreported and unobserved by the national media.
Includes moving personal recollections, cultural analysis and a call for change. Dyson argues that if we are to make real racial progress we must face difficult truths, including being honest about how black grievance has been ignored, dismissed, or discounted.
"In 1963 Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought out James Baldwin to explain the rage that threatened to engulf black America..." Every big argument about race that persists to this day got a hearing in that room. Dyson believes we need a return to that discussion.
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