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Author Porter, Eduardo, author.

Title American poison : how racial hostility destroyed our promise / Eduardo Porter.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction-NEW  305.800973 POR    AVAILABLE
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Description 258 pages ; 22 cm
Note "This is a Borzoi book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-245) and index.
Contents American Poison -- Welfare for Whites -- From Welfare to Prison -- The Black and the Brown -- The Suffering of White America -- Tearing Ourselves Apart -- The Future.
Summary "A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country's social compact, eroded America's common goods, and damaged the lives of every American--and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Racism -- United States -- History.
Race awareness -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9780451494887 (hardback)
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