Cover of: How race is lived in America | Read Online

How race is lived in America pulling together, pulling apart by

  • 600 Want to read
  • ·
  • 90 Currently reading

Published by Times Books/Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Ethnicity -- United States -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Race relations -- Anecdotes,
  • United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published as a fifteen-week series in the New York times.

Other titlesNew York times.
Statementcorrespondents of the New York Times ; introduction by Joseph Lelyveld.
GenreAnecdotes., Biography
LC ClassificationsE184.A1 H665 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 394 p. :
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6790950M
ISBN 10080506740X
LC Control Number00053648

Download How race is lived in America


How Race Is Lived in America: Pulling Together, Pulling Apart. Whether it's the merger of a white church with a black church in the South, the hip-hop dreams of a suburban white teenager, or the struggles of a biracial partnership in a high-tech start-up, race relations continue to permeate American lives. Powerful yet intimate, the stories in this volume present the real voices of America /5. How Race is Lived in America has a similar problem, it is all subtext with no text. One can only assume that's because the text that the stories force upon the whole series was simply unacceptable to the editors of the Times/5. Fifteen illuminating feature pieces published last year by the New York Times in their series on race relations, with supplementary dialogues, commentaries, and an opinion poll.. In a sometimes self-congratulatory introduction, Times executive editor Lelyveld describes the intent of the series: “We would simply find real stories of real people—maybe no more than two or three in each Author: Joseph Lelyveld.   How Race Is Lived in America by New York Times, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

  The most compelling essay in How Race is Lived in America describes the horrific working conditions of a slaughterhouse in Tar Heel, North Carolina. Workers are segregated and scapegoated as a company strategy. Racial mistrust and competition eat away at the possibility of positive human relations.   "How Race Is Lived in America expands the boundaries of daily journalism. Resolutely avoiding stereotypes, clichés, and official wisdom, the New York Times team has gotten to the rich and complicated heart of the most persistently difficult theme in our country’s history. How Race Is Lived in America. Copyright The New York Times Company. Back to The New York Times on the Web. Two generations after the end of legal discrimination, race still ignites political debates — over Civil War flags, for example, or police profiling. But the wider public discussion of race relations seems muted by a full-employment economy and by a sense, . New York Times reporter Charlie LeDuff, left, confers with Seattle-based Times correspondent Tim Egan at the Oct. 30 dialogue "How Race is Lived in America." 01 NOVEMBER 00 | The New York Times' ambitious year series on race in America was born in a Los Angeles courtroom in , a panel of Times journalists told a large campus audience in.

America, Seen Through the Filter of Race The New York Times series "How Race Is Lived in America" has explored the effects of racial differences on people's lives in schools, workplaces, the military, churches and other institutions. Today's Op-Ed page is given over to readers' thoughts prompted by the series. They were selected from. How Race Is Lived in America. The three articles I had a chance to read were from The New York Times project examining the changing dimensions of racial and racialized experiences in the United States."The Minority Quarterback: Coaches Chose a White to Call the Campus Found that Hard to Swallow," a story of a white minority in an all black university, "The Way We Live Now: Shared Prayers, Mixed Blessings by Kevin Sack. Best of Friends, Worlds Apart by Mirta Ojito. Which Man's Army by Steven A. Holmes. Who Gets to Tell a Black Story? by Janny Scott A Limited Partnership by Amy Harmon. At a Slaughterhouse, Some Things Never Die by Charlie LeDuff.   How race is lived in America by, , Times Books/Henry Holt edition, in English - 1st paperback :