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African American families today : myths and realities /

Main Author: Hattery, Angela.
Other Authors: Smith, Earl, 1946-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012
Contents: Marriage and divorce: why are all the black men marrying white women? -- Childrearing practices: do Blacks use corporal punishment more than Whites? -- Transition to adulthood: teen childbearing -- Intimate partner violence: the dirty little secret -- Education: what about affirmative action? Where are the guaranteed seats for white students? -- Athletics: the ticket out of the ghetto (or straight out of Compton) -- Poverty and wealth: look at Oprah, Obama and Jay-Z, the playing field must be level -- Incarceration: Blacks commit more crime than Whites -- Health, nutrition, and chronic disease: access to healthy food and well-being among African Americans -- Politics: will African Americans now dominate government like they do the NBA? -- Recommendations and conclusion -- Epilogue.
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