Technical Difficulties: African-American Notes on the State of the Union

Technical Difficulties African American Notes on the State of the Union Distinguished African American poet activist essayist and teacher Jordan presents an extraordinary collection of essays on the American dream race and class Martin Luther King and Jesse Jackson

  • Title: Technical Difficulties: African-American Notes on the State of the Union
  • Author: June Jordan
  • ISBN: 9780679747628
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Paperback
  • Distinguished African American poet, activist, essayist, and teacher Jordan presents an extraordinary collection of essays on the American dream, race and class, Martin Luther King and Jesse Jackson, the poverty of American education, Mike Tyson s fall, Anita Hill s testimony, and the 1992 LA riots.

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    1. Reading these essays was like having daily conversations with a passionate friend about seminal events from the late '80s and early '90s: Jesse Jackson's election campaign, Anita Hill's testimony against Clarence Thomas, the Rodney King debacle, all events that loomed large in my own life at the time. As such, "Technical Difficulties" brought back a lot of memories, made more powerful by June Jordan's sharp insights and articulation of larger implications. Plus, no one has argued more persuasive [...]

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