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Introduction: The War on U.S. Blacks
THE BLACK SCHOLAR (2014)
  • Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua
Abstract

The war on black people seeks to push them back to a role, status, position, and representation more akin to the 1950s, if not the 1890s. There are several fronts in the war on Afro-America. These fronts take the particular form of the social categories of class, gender, and generation. The marginalization of blacks from the labor force, nullification of hard-won civil rights protections, mass race-based incarceration, and the growing resurgence in white supremacy evidenced partly by the mass arming of the U.S. white population signal the existence of a war on black America.

Keywords
  • Repression,
  • police brutality,
  • racism
Publication Date
Spring April 1, 2014
Citation Information
Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua. "Introduction: The War on U.S. Blacks" THE BLACK SCHOLAR Vol. 44 Iss. 1 (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sundiata_chajua/32/