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Author Baker, Houston A
Title Betrayal : how black intellectuals have abandoned the ideals of the civil rights era / Houston A. Baker Jr
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2008
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  E185.615 B27 2008    AVAILABLE    30560400558075
 人文社會聯圖  E185.615 .B27 2008    AVAILABLE    30610020266292
Descript xxi, 242 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-232) and index
Introduction: Little Africa -- Jail : southern detention to global liberation -- Friends like these : race and neoconservatism -- After civil rights : the rise of black public intellectuals -- Have mask, will travel : centrists from the Ivy League -- A capital fellow from Hoover : Shelby Steele -- Reflections of a first amendment trickster : Stephen Carter -- Man without connection : John McWhorter -- American myth : illusions of liberty and justice for all -- Prison : colored bodies, private profit -- Conclusion: What then must we do?
Subject African American intellectuals -- Political activity
African Americans -- Civil rights
Civil rights movements -- United States
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