The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America Character Descriptions

Shelby Steele
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Shelby Steele

This individual's main argument in The Content of Our Character is that the Civil Rights Movement got off on the wrong track by building black identity and the idea of black power off of their racial vulnerabilities and excessive collectivism.

The Black American Community

The Content of Our Character is a work of social philosophy and mainly focuses on this particular group.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The author appeals to this prominent leader's message of racial equality and encouragement to the black community to work twice as hard to achieve in order to right the legacy of discrimination. Further, the author notes with regret that blacks have squandered many of the freedoms that this leader won for them.

The Black Power Movement

This cause is the successor to the Civil Rights Movement in the black community. The cause gave blacks a sense of pride in their...

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