Post-soul Nation: The Explosive, Contradictory, Triumphant, And Tragic 1980s As Experienced By Afr…

Paperback | April 26, 2005

byNelson George

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One of the foremost chroniclers of the contemporary black experience offers an undeluded perspective on the 1980s. Here are crack, AIDS, and the Reagan rollback of the major advances of the civil rights movement. But Nelson George also shows how black performers, athletes, and activists made increasing inroads into the mainstream. This fast-paced, chronological retrospective profiles personalities from Bill Cosby to Louis Farrakhan and explores such flashpoints as the first rap single and the infamous Willie Horton ad campaign.

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One of the foremost chroniclers of the contemporary black experience offers an undeluded perspective on the 1980s. Here are crack, AIDS, and the Reagan rollback of the major advances of the civil rights movement. But Nelson George also shows how black performers, athletes, and activists made increasing inroads into the mainstream. This...

Nelson George is an award-winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. He has written for Playboy, Billboard, Esquire, the Village Voice, Essence, and many other national magazines, as well as writing and producing television programs and feature films.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.9 × 5 × 0.57 inPublished:April 26, 2005Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143034472

ISBN - 13:9780143034476

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