1. "Authentically Black: Essays for the Black Silent Majority" - John McWhorter, Gotham Books, 2003.

2. "Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity and Adoption" - Randall Kennedy, Pantheon Books, 2003.

3. "American Skin: Pop Culture, Big Business, & the End of White America" - Leon Wynter, Crown Publishers, 2002.

4. "Brown: The Last Discovery of America" - Richard Rodriguez, Viking, 2002.

5. "Race Experts: How Racial Etiquette, Sensitivity Training, and New Age Therapy Hijacked the Civil Rights Revolution" - Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn, W.W. Norton & Company, 2001.

6. "What's So Great About America" - Dinesh D'Souza, Regnery Publishers, 2002.

7. "Coloring the News: How Crusading for Diversity Has Corrupted American Journalism" - William McGowan, 2001.

8. "The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society" - Arthur M. Schlessinger, Jr., W.W. Norton & Company, 1998.

9. "Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics" - James B. Jacobs and Kimberly Potter, Oxford University Press, 1998.

10. "A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America" - Shelby Steele, Harper Collins, 1997.

11. "America In Black and White: One Nation, Indivisible - Race In Modern America" - Stephan Thernstrom & Abigail Thernstrom, 1997.

12. "Race, Crime, and the Law" - Randell Kennedy, Pantheon Books, 2003.

Latest Headlines

Rhetorical questions, Ad hominem attacks counterproductive (Los Angeles Daily News, February 9, 2003)
In the days since President Bush announced his administration's plans to file a brief in opposition to the affirmative action program at the University of Michigan, the debate over race and ethnicity in America has taken a huge step backward.

Airtalk with host Larry Mantle (KPCC89.3FM public radio, December 2, 2002)
Larry Mantle discusses the new race and human relations organization Community Advocates with the President of the organization, David Lehrer, and Vice President Joe Hicks.

Pacheco's Friend Torres Took a Flier on Sleaze (Los Angeles Times, November 16, 2002)
The Times has reported two incidents involving local electoral politics that run counter to the prevailing trend of increased tolerance and colorblindness in our community.

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