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By Michael G. Lacy

According to many pundits and cultural commentators, the U.S. is having fun with a post-racial age, thank you partly to Barack Obama's upward thrust to the presidency. This excessive gloss of optimism fails, even if, to acknowledge that racism is still ever current and alive, unfold by means of channels of media and circulated even in colloquial speech in ways in which may be tricky to analyze.

In this groundbreaking assortment edited through Michael G. Lacy and Kent A. Ono, students search to envision this complex and contradictory terrain whereas relocating the sphere of communique in a extra intellectually effective course. an exceptional team of participants from a number educational backgrounds demanding situations conventional definitions and functions of rhetoric. From the troubling media representations of black looters after storm Katrina and rhetoric in information insurance in regards to the Columbine and Virginia Tech massacres to cinematic representations of race in Crash, Blood Diamond, and Quentin Tarantino's movies, those essays show advanced intersections and structures of racialized our bodies and discourses, critiquing race in cutting edge and interesting methods. Critical Rhetorics of Race seeks not just to appreciate and navigate an international fraught with racism, yet to alter it, one notice at a time.

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