Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America

Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America

Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America

Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America

Synopsis

Tackling the ugly secret of unconscious racism in American society, this book provides specific solutions to counter this entrenched phenomenon.

Excerpt

It is a rainy night in a combined residential and commercial
neighborhood in a predominantly White upper-middle-class
section of a major U.S. city. It is 10:30 P.M. It is raining hard.
Although most of the fashionable shops and boutiques in the
neighborhood have closed, the neighborhood bank contains an
automatic teller. the machine is located in a lobby between two
sets of glass doors, the first of which opens directly into the
bank and is locked at closing each day, while the second leads to
the public sidewalk and remains open twenty-four hours.

A middle-aged resident of the neighborhood enters the
bank’s lobby, inserts her bank card into the machine, and
requests two hundred dollars. As she waits for her transaction
to be processed, the woman suddenly notices a figure moving
directly toward the lobby from across the street. Focusing her

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