1 edition of Our kind of work found in the catalog.
Our kind of work
Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-237).
|LC Classifications||PN2306.S37 B74 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||237 p. :|
|Number of Pages||237|
|LC Control Number||2011514975|
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Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class Lawrence Otis Graham, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary InLawrence Otis Graham wrote a first-person account of his observations of institutional racism perpetuated at an elite country club—Member of the Club In Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class, Graham focuses his sights on the.
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Senator Blanche Bruce, the first black to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate. Not Our Kind is certainly influenced by Laura Hobson’s novel that was adapted into the Oscar-winning film starring Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, and John Garfield.
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