12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

True Stories of Being A Black Man in America Today

Book - 2010
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When Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was questioned by the police at his home in an affluent neighbourhood, many people across the country reacted with surprise and disbelief. But African American men from coast to coast experienced painful recognition; Gatesgate' was merely the very public manifestation of a phenomenon many black men experience regularly. Here a dozen eloquent authors tell their own personal versions of this story including a Harvard law school student, a New York Times reporter and a federal prosecutor.'
Publisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, 2010
ISBN: 9781595585387
Branch Call Number: 305.896 TWE 2010 22
Characteristics: xliv, 179 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Parks, Gregory
Hughey, Matthew W.


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Sep 30, 2011

A blood boiler that was just the right length so as to not result in medical consequences. I’d love to read a similar Canadian anthology –I’m sure there would be lots of stories, too, but with a different ethnic/racial mix or focus.

Who knew that Walking While Black was such a serious offense?

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