Race and Reconciliation in America

Race and Reconciliation in America

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Convinced that what is needed in America is a serious, open, civil dialogue on racial, ethnic, and religious prejudice, William S. Cohen and Janet Langhart Cohen brought together an august and varied group of individuals in July 2008. Meeting in Washington, D.C., the participants, including Douglas Blackmon, Deepak Chopra, Sam Donaldson, Louis Gossett, Jr., and the Honorable John Lewis, came together to further a national conversation about the need for truth, tolerance, and reconciliation and what we can do to help all of our citizens to achieve their dreams in this land of great promise.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 230 pages
  • 154.94 x 238.76 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739135503
  • 9780739135501

About William S. Cohen

William S. Cohen is former Secretary of Defense. In 2001, Secretary Cohen ended a 28-year career in government service and entered the private sector as Chairman and CEO of The Cohen Group, an international strategic consulting company. In addition to his work at The Cohen Group, Secretary Cohen remains an active public voice on issues of foreign affairs, business, and defense. Janet Langhart Cohen is an Emmy-nominated journalist, author, playwright, and communications specialist. She has published her memoirs, From Rage to Reason, coauthored Love in Black and White with her husband, and most recently received acclaim for her groundbreaking one-act play on institutional racism, Anne and Emmett.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Editors' Note Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter 1. The Arc of History and How We Got Here Chapter 4 Chapter 2. Justice: Is it Color-Blind? Chapter 5 Chapter 3. Education: What Are We Teaching? What Are We Learning? Are We Failing? Chapter 6 Chapter 4. The Economics of Race Chapter 7 Chapter 5. The Media and Film Chapter 8 Chapter 6. Religion and Spirituality Chapter 9 Chapter 7. The Next Generation Speaksshow more

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