A More Perfect Reunion: Race, Integration, and the Future of America, Calvin Baker
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A More Perfect Reunion: Race, Integration, and the Future of America

Author: Calvin Baker

Narrator: Landon Woodson

Unabridged: 7 hr 55 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 06/30/2020

Genre: Political Science - Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights

Synopsis

A provocative case for integration as the single most radical, discomfiting idea in America, yet the only enduring solution to the racism that threatens our democracy Americans have prided ourselves on how far we've come from slavery, lynching, and legal segregation-measuring ourselves by incremental progress instead of by how far we have to go. But fifty years after the last meaningful effort toward civil rights, the US remains overwhelmingly segregated and unjust. Our current solutions-diversity, representation, and desegregation-are not enough. As acclaimed writer Calvin Baker argues in this bracing, necessary book, we first need to envision a society no longer defined by the structures of race in order to create one. The only meaningful remedy is integration: the full self-determination and participation of all African-Americans, and all other oppressed groups, in every facet of national life. This is the deepest threat to the racial order and the real goal of civil rights. At once a profound, masterful reading of US history from the colonial era forward and a trenchant critique of the obstacles in our current political and cultural moment, A More Perfect Reunion is also a call to action. As Baker reminds us, we live in a revolutionary democracy. We are one of the best-positioned generations in history to finish that revolution.

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