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Blacks in America
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Crawford, Elizabeth. 2010. “Blacks in America”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


In 1903, W.E.B. DuBois wrote, "The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line." 84 years later, legal scholar Derrick Bell wrote of race in America that, "It appears that my worst fears have been realized: we have made progress in everything yet nothing has changed." By examining the work sociologists have done about the civil...

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Subject Area(s):
Racial and Ethnic Relations
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College 200

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