White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Kindle Edition

by Carol Anderson

“White Rage” (2016), a book by Carol Anderson

“Anderson lays out a troubling yet persistent pattern in American history that started during Reconstruction. For every advancement achieved by African Americans, there is an unequal and ferociously opposite reaction. . . . Anderson’s book lays out the horrific story.” – Jonathan Capehart, Washington Post

“One (of many) essential history books that helps unearth some of the truths about racism in this country and how all white people have benefited from it. It inspires the reader to continue to educate themselves on how to be a better and more informed ally.” – Theo Germaine, Chicago Review of Books

“In every episode of White Rage Anderson amplifies and elongates this initial claim [white America’s seething resistance to African Americans’ sociopolitical advancements] into a striking argument about the nation’s failure to recognize African Americans as full members the citizenry. Though stretching a stand-alone essay into an extended study doesn’t work very often, White Rage operates efficiently and elegantly, offering readers new intelligence about American experience. Following Anderson, one gains insight by accrual.” – Lit Hub

Anderson:

“The truth is, white rage has undermined democracy, warped the Constitution, weakened the nation’s ability to compete economically, squandered billions of dollars on baseless incarceration, rendered an entire region sick, poor, and woefully undereducated, and left cities nothing less than decimated. All this havoc has been wreaked simply because African Americans … were unwilling to take no for an answer.”

About unholypursuit

A. White, an award winning former librarian, who is also a long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly. A. White has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and later at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga,". She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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5 Responses to White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Kindle Edition

  1. mistermuse says:

    No wonder Trump became (and remains) such a force in American politics. He counted on “White Rage” to bring him to power and become the leader of the GOP….and he counted correctly.

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  2. I can not make head nor tail what is White Rage is all about? I know it’s about white supremacy and white privilege. But who has done anything to these people to create all the rage? Usually for rage to exist there has to be a wrong needing to be made right. But in this case here, there is no wrong or injustices. That’s what make it so unusually and down right creepy. People are outraged and yet no one has done anything to these to be outraged about.

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  3. mistermuse says:

    Just in case you want to make a correction, I think you meant “down-right” rather than “don’t right.” I apologize if I shouldn’t have mentioned it.

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