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10 edition of Up from Nigger found in the catalog.

Up from Nigger

by Dick Gregory

  • 12 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Stein and Day in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gregory, Dick,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDick Gregory with James R. McGraw.
    ContributionsMcGraw, James R., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.G68 A37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5192060M
    ISBN 100812818326
    LC Control Number75012817

    Growing Up Nigger Rich is a sign, if read carefully, that will let you know what's around you and what it might do to you. What a great book for people, no matter their race, who grew up 'nigger rich' and didn't even know it."--Nikki Giovanni, poet "Nigger rich"/5. 19 quotes from Dick Gregory: 'Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' "I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.', 'No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy.

    It is a book that I would recommend for the field Nigger that Malcolm X much espoused and not for the house nigger. Before reading this book, I despised the word NIGGER for I considered it derogatory to the black man but Chika Onyeani makes a good point that it is not what you call me, but what I/5. Looking for books by Dick Gregory? See all books authored by Dick Gregory, including Nigger: An Autobiography, and Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies, and more on southindiatrails.com

    Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word is a book by Randall Kennedy of Harvard Law School about the history and sociology of the word nigger.. The book was prominently featured in an episode of Boston Public in which a white teacher, played by Michael Rapaport, attempted to employ the book to teach his students about the history and controversy surrounding the word (season 2. Jan 14,  · The introduction, discussion questions, suggested reading list, and author biography that follow are designed to enhance your group’s reading of Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word. Author Randall Kennedy’s explosive bestseller enriches our understanding of race relations, the power and complexity of language, and conflicting /5.


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Buy a cheap copy of Up from Nigger book by Dick Gregory. Book by Gregory, Dick Free shipping over $ The autobiography of comedian and social activist Dick Gregory, co-authored with Robert Lipsyte, nigger was originally published in September by E. Dutton, and has since been reprinted numerous times in an edition available through Pocket Books, altogether selling more than one million copies to date.

The book has never been out of print since its publication. Gregory continued his life story in two subsequent books Author: Dick Gregory, with Robert Lipsyte. When I first Up from Nigger book this review it was quite challenging.

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It’s “the nuclear bomb of racial epithets, ” a word that whites have employed to wound and degrade African Americans for three centuries. ParadoxicallyCited by: InGregory's book, Nigger, was published. Since then, the book has never been out of print. In a trade paperback was published as well as an audio version.

Post-standup career. Gregory was number 82 on Comedy Central's list of the Greatest Stand-ups of all time and had his own star on the St. Louis Walk of southindiatrails.comen: The use of nigger in older literature has become controversial because of the word's modern meaning as a racist insult.

One of the most enduring controversies has been the word's use in Mark Twain's novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (). Huckleberry Finn was the fifth most challenged book during the s, according to the American Library Association. Up from Nigger by Dick Gregory.

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Jan 14,  · The word, of course, is nigger, and in this candid, lucidly argued book the distinguished legal scholar Randall Kennedy traces its origins, maps its multifarious connotations, and explores the controversies that rage around it.

Should blacks be able to use nigger in ways forbidden to others. Should the law treat it as a provocation that reduces. The New York Times Book Reviewprecember 26, Up From Nigger By Dick Gregory.

With.7arnes R. McGraw_ • • pp. New York: Stein and Day. ; _ By ANDREW C. BERGMAN • Over the last 15 years, as he. bawl shuttled between the two worlds of nightclub comedy and social protest, Dick Gregory has put together an often. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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