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Black Rednecks and White Liberals Audiobook

Black Rednecks and White Liberals

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Publisher's Summary

This explosive new audiobook challenges many of the long-held assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans and Nazis, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on the trendy intellectuals of our times as well as historic interpreters of American life.

Through a series of essays, Sowell presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many policies and trends. He presents eye-opening insights into the development of the ghetto culture, a culture cheered on toward self-destruction by white liberals who consider themselves "friends" of blacks.

Black Rednecks and White Liberals is the capstone of decades of outstanding research and writing on racial and cultural issues by Thomas Sowell.

©2005 Thomas Sowell; (P)2005 Blackstone Audiobooks

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"These vigorously argued essays present a stimulating challenge to the conventional wisdom." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Joseph M. Colandreo Gaithersburg, Maryland United States 04-19-12
    Joseph M. Colandreo Gaithersburg, Maryland United States 04-19-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Informative Book"
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    I learned a great deal from this book. I feel it is one of the best books ever written about Black culture and White liberals. I like the fact Thomas Sowell backed up every narrative with facts. The book move along very quickly. I would highly recommend this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Craig Shillington, PA, United States 10-11-10
    Craig Shillington, PA, United States 10-11-10
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    "Interesting research, flawed conclusions"

    I do not agree with 90% of the author's conclusions. However, his historical research is impeccable and fascinating. The author's perspective and ability to put historical events in broader context makes it a worthwhile listen, although his conclusions exceed that which is suggested by the research.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    William Murray North Rose, NY United States 06-06-08
    William Murray North Rose, NY United States 06-06-08 Member Since 2015
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    "Mandatory reading"

    Excellent book. This will be required reading (at least the chapters on Black Rednecks and Slavery) for my children when they are old enough. The Black Rednecks chapter changed the way I think. The Slavery chapter made me prouder than ever of our history as well as outraging me about the modern left and the anti American slant they take.

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Michael Waxhaw, NC, USA 02-18-08
    Michael Waxhaw, NC, USA 02-18-08
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    "Very Refreshing"

    This is a remarkable book that really tells it like it is and coming from a black man, no not an "african american" offers a unique perspective. He is simply brilliant in his writings, a true gift that every race should read. I highly recomend this book.

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    Mike Ortiz 10-08-09
    Mike Ortiz 10-08-09 Member Since 2016
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    "Eye Opening"

    Thomas Sowell has quickly become one of my favorite authors. This book is filled with information that they don't teach in school, information that is not politically correct but makes sense and explains many of the issues in our society.

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    Tracy 06-26-16
    Tracy 06-26-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Excellent!"

    Thomas Sowell provides us with a thoughtful and thought-provoking survey of the social, political, cultural and economic developments of minority races and distinct sub-cultures internationally and in America. He discusses historical and modern racial, cultural and theological relations based on factual data and solid, logical reasoning rather than political or social ideology or agenda. This book is well-written and reflects the thoughtful considerations of a true historian and student of human nature. Mr. Sowell selflessly and optimistically advocates for the peaceful and universally beneficial advancement of all humankind.

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    Adam 03-22-16
    Adam 03-22-16 Member Since 2014
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    "An important warning..."

    The message of this book is that current cultural and political discussions lack accurate history. We would do well to listen to Sowell's amazingly well researched arguments.

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    Dustin G. Lara 01-18-16

    All Hail Buff Jesus!

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    "One of Thomas Sowell's best works"

    This book will benefit all that read. No matter if you've read his previous works, this one is a gem. Amazing.

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    William H. Easton 11-20-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Truly Illuminating"

    Listening to this review of history reminds me what I should be looking for in any situation ... The substantiated facts. I have grown-up a "child of the media," believing outright too much of what I read and hear ... The situation is much worse for my grand kids with the media blitz of today. This book inspired me to do better for myself and my grand kids. Thanks.

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    Dan Burlington, KY, United States 09-22-15
    Dan Burlington, KY, United States 09-22-15 Member Since 2015

    I'm an avid audiobook listener since 2007. I prefer non-fiction but I also branch out to fiction from time to time.

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    "A fantastic book on race and how to move forward"
    Where does Black Rednecks and White Liberals rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Top 10


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Not that kind of book


    What about Hugh Mann’s performance did you like?

    He's always very clear and consistent


    What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

    The commonalities between lagging cultures that we traditionally wouldn't associate as being related


    Any additional comments?

    READ THIS BOOK!

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