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

Shelby Steele
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


With regard to racial insecurity, blacks prove this by portraying what type of attitude about black pride, according to Steele? (from Chapter 3, Being Black and Feeling Blue, Black Hesitation on the Brink)


How did Steele say blacks tolerate those who had different views from them of what it meant to be black? (from Chapter 6, On Being Black and Middle Class)


Who should blacks not leave their fate to, according to the Epilogue? (from Epilogue)


What did Steele's attitude say is true of racial discrimination? (from Chapter 4, The Recomposed Self, More on Vulnerability)


What did Steele say that many say is the purpose of affirmative action? (from Chapter 7, Affirmative Action, The Price of Preference)

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