Conversations in black : on power, politics, and leadership / Ed Gordon.

By: Gordon, Ed, 1960- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Hachette Book Group, 2020Edition: First editionDescription: xi, 256 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 031653286X; 9780316532860Subject(s): African Americans -- Interviews | African Americans -- Social conditions | African Americans -- Civil rights | African Americans -- Political activity | African American leadershipDDC classification: 305.8960973 | 323.1196073 LOC classification: E185.615 | .G663 2020
Contents:
What's Going On?: The State of Black America -- Obama: A Reflection -- Trump: Make America Hate Again -- Stay Woke...And Stay Active: The New Black Voting Muscle -- IT's The General's War...But The Soldier's Blood: The Changing Face of Black Leadership -- "Somethings Make Change...Other Things Just Make Noise.": Activism Today -- Stand Up, Black Men, Stand Up!: Black Men Struggling in America-and How to Help Them -- Black Girl Magic: Empowering Black Women Today -- "A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste": Correcting Our Miseducation -- "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems?": The Economics of Being Black and Buying Black -- The Madea Dilemma: Black Representation in Entertainment and the Media -- Am I Black Enough For Ya?: Defining Blackness -- Conclusion: The New Narrative.
Summary: Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a timeless new narrative on what the future of black leadership should look like and how we can get there.Summary: Gordon brings together some of the most prominent voices in Black America today to answer questions about vital topics affecting our nation today. Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, their comments offer wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, creating hope for what the future of black leadership should look like-- and how we can get there. -- adapted from jacket
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What's Going On?: The State of Black America -- Obama: A Reflection -- Trump: Make America Hate Again -- Stay Woke...And Stay Active: The New Black Voting Muscle -- IT's The General's War...But The Soldier's Blood: The Changing Face of Black Leadership -- "Somethings Make Change...Other Things Just Make Noise.": Activism Today -- Stand Up, Black Men, Stand Up!: Black Men Struggling in America-and How to Help Them -- Black Girl Magic: Empowering Black Women Today -- "A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste": Correcting Our Miseducation -- "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems?": The Economics of Being Black and Buying Black -- The Madea Dilemma: Black Representation in Entertainment and the Media -- Am I Black Enough For Ya?: Defining Blackness -- Conclusion: The New Narrative.

Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a timeless new narrative on what the future of black leadership should look like and how we can get there.

Gordon brings together some of the most prominent voices in Black America today to answer questions about vital topics affecting our nation today. Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, their comments offer wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, creating hope for what the future of black leadership should look like-- and how we can get there. -- adapted from jacket

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ED GORDON is a widely respected, award-winning journalist. Over the course of his stellar career he's worked at various television networks including BET, NBC, MSNBC, and CBS where he hosted and contributed to programs including: Conversation with Ed Gordon , BET Tonight , BET News , 60 Minutes II , NBC's Today Show , and Dateline . He is also a former host of Our World with Black Enterprise , NPR's New and Notes .

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