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What truth sounds like : Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and our unfinished conversation about race in America  Cover Image Book Book

What truth sounds like : Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and our unfinished conversation about race in America

Dyson, Michael Eric (author.).

Summary: "In 1963 Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought out James Baldwin to explain the rage that threatened to engulf black America. Baldwin brought along some friends, including playwright Lorraine Hansberry, psychologist Kenneth Clark, and a valiant activist, Jerome Smith ..."--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781250199416
  • ISBN: 1250199417
  • ISBN: 9781250199423
  • ISBN: 9781250297044
  • Physical Description: print
    294 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: ©2018

Contents / Notes

General Note: "June 2018"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-294).
Formatted Contents Note: The martyrs -- The meeting -- The politicians : whiteness and the state -- The artists : dangerous intersections -- The intellectuals : black on black minds -- The activists 1 : policy and witness -- The activists 2 : bad niggers -- After the meeting : resurrection for RFK -- Even if : Wakanda. Forever.
Subject: Kennedy, Robert F 1925-1968 Friends and associates
Baldwin, James 1924-1987 Influence
Smith, Jerome (Freedom Rider) 1949- Influence
Baldwin, James 1924-1987
Kennedy, Robert F 1925-1968
Smith, Jerome (Freedom Rider) 1949- Influence
Baldwin, James 1924-1987 Influence
Kennedy, Robert F 1925-1968 Friends and associates
United States Race relations
African Americans Intellectual life
Cocktail parties New York (State) New York
African American civil rights workers History 20th century
Civil rights movements United States
Intercultural communication United States Case studies
Civil rights movements United States
African Americans Intellectual life
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Presidents & Heads of State
HISTORY African American
POLITICAL SCIENCE Public Policy Social Policy
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
African American civil rights workers
African Americans Intellectual life
Civil rights movements
Cocktail parties
Friendship
Intercultural communication
Race relations
New York (State) New York
United States
Cocktail parties New York (State) New York City
African Americans Intellectual life
Intercultural communication United States Case studies
Civil rights movements United States
African American civil rights workers History 20th century
United States Race relations
Genre: Case studies.
History.
Case studies.
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