Why Black America No Longer Exists

Yes Halle, Eugene Robinson and Wild Roots agrees…your baby is Black. Now Black America?? What’s UP??

Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America

Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America

In his new book, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Eugene Robinson talks about the ‘Disintegration’ of the Black monolith…

has sparked debate with his recent book, Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America (Doubleday; $24.95), in which he posits that decades of desegregation, affirmative action, immigration and interracial marriage has shattered the concept of a black monolith into four distinct groups: the Mainstream middle class; the Abandoned underclass; the Transcendent elite; and two newly Emergent groups—black immigrants and individuals of mixed-race heritage. Robinson wrote: “There was a time when there were agreed upon ‘black leaders,’ when there was a clear ‘black agenda,’ when we can talk confidently about ‘the state of black America’–but not anymore.”

via Black Enterprise

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