Speak Truth to Power
Black Professional Class in United States History
ISBN10: 0926019910 ISBN13: 9780926019911 Publisher: Carlson Pub Published: Jan 1 1996 Pages: 222 Weight: 1.50lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
A collection of essays detailing the intermingling conceptions of race, class, and gender among Black professionals. Hine (American History, Michigan State U.) intersperses her analysis with interviews of lawyers, nurses, teachers, and artists to compile a view which encompasses the particular historical experience of a class of people transformed by the Civil Rights Movement and feminism. Specifically, she discusses recognizable persons such as Anita Hill, Booker T. Washington, and Miles Davis, while generally reviewing the class histories of Black lawyers, nurses, and health care professionals. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.