Shame: How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country

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New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice Wall Street Journal "Shelby Steele is one of the very few writers able to tell home truths about the plight of black Americans...In Shame, an essay on the political polarization of our country and on the want of progress among black Americans, he has produced his most complex and challenging work...The irony here is that Shelby Steele might just be a Tom of a different kind--a black Tom Paine, whose 21st-century common sense could go a long way to bringing his people out of their by now historical doldrums." New York Times Book Review "A spirited polemic...Steele delivers this message in an ardent, readable style...Steele...speaks with passion, eloquence and unremitting honesty." Publishers Weekly, starred review "This timely critique warrants attention from anyone troubled by the persistence of racial discord in American life, from Selma to Ferguson." Kirkus "A conservative analysis of political polarization and race relations in America, more thoughtful and less vitriolic than most volleys from either side." Charles Johnson, National Book Award-winning author of Middle Passage "In a society as polarized as contemporary America, mired in self-destructive culture wars, one of the great pleasures of reading Shelby Steele is that we find ourselves in the presence of a truly courageous, even inspiring, mind and spirit refreshingly free of ideology, self-deception, and fear. With Shame, Steele continues his deeply thoughtful and responsible search for the underlying truths, seldom spoken, about our social lives, proving yet again through often trenchant analysis why he is one of the few black public intellectuals that America absolutely needs." George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center "Shelby Steele's courageous challenge to Americans to get a moral grip on the country's past and present is an important contribution to a future of liberty and justice for all, in the colorblind society of aspiration, solidarity, and achievement of which the classic civil rights movement dreamed."

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"Publishers Weekly," starred review"This timely critique warrants attention from anyone troubled by the persistence of racial discord in American life, from Selma to Ferguson." "Kirkus""A conservative analysis of political polarization and race relations in America, more thoughtful and less vitriolic than most volleys from either side." Charles Johnson, National Book Award-winning author of "Middle Passage""In a society as polarized as contemporary America, mired in self-destructive culture wars, one of the great pleasures of reading Shelby Steele is that we find ourselves in the presence of a truly courageous, even inspiring, mind and spirit refreshingly free of ideology, self-deception, and fear. With "Shame," Steele continues his deeply thoughtful and responsible search for the underlying truths, seldom spoken, about our social lives, proving yet again through often trenchant analysis why he is one of the few black public intellectuals that America absolutely needs." George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center"Shelby Steele's courageous challenge to Americans to get a moral grip on the country's past and present is an important contribution to a future of liberty and justice for all, in the colorblind society of aspiration, solidarity, and achievement of which the classic civil rights movement dreamed."

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