- Author:Paul M. Barrett
- Publisher:Plume; Reprint edition (January 1, 2000)
- Pages:320 pages
- Subcategory:Social Sciences
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The Good Black: A True S. .has been added to your Cart. Barrett has written a fascinating racial Rashomon story.
The Good Black: A True S. With unusual empathy and evenhandedness, Barrett illuminates the complicated workings of race in a middle-class, post-civil rights society-while at the same time spinning an absorbing courtroom yarn. Nicholas Lemann, author of The Promised Land. A morality tale with a twis. as the power to unsettle us and our self-congratulatory expectations.
Larry Mungin spent his life preparing to succeed in the white world. It is, in realty, just one story about racial division but is interesting for both its depictions and interpretations of racial discrimination against Mungin. Mungin was always driven and held a strong belief that if rules were followed, and.
Ever wonder how a once successful and motivated employee becomes a party to an employment discrimination lawsuit?
The Good Black Daniel talks to Paul M. Barrett, author of The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America, and Laurence Mungin, the book''s subject, and Barrett''s former roommate
The Good Black Daniel talks to Paul M. Barrett, author of The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America, and Laurence Mungin, the book''s subject, and Barrett''s former roommate. In 1992, Harvard-educated attorney Mungin went to work at the Washington office of Katten Muchin and Zavis, expecting to one day become a partner. By 1994 Mungin was suing the firm for race discrimination, a drastic step for someone who was brought up believing he was "human first, an American second, and a Black third"
The story of Larry Mungin is, I think, a counterexample to this belief Paul Barrett has done a superb job of describing one man's struggle to work within a system which later betrays him. Barrett knows his subject well, as they were roommates in la.
The story of Larry Mungin is, I think, a counterexample to this belief. It shows that professionals who think of themselves as liberals, and who are in fact liberals, are not immune to wronfgul racial prejudices. So perhaps the belief should be revised.
Barrett, a Wall Street Journal legal affairs writer who coincidentally was Mungin's . Rather, it's a study in the moral ambiguities of race in America
Suspenseful, highly entertaining courtroom drama. Rather, it's a study in the moral ambiguities of race in America. The law firm apparently mistreated all of its employees, and Mungin, as the lone black, was no exception.
A True Story of Race in America. Category: Biography & Memoir. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Glock: The Rise of America’s Gun, American Islam: The Struggle for the Soul of a Religion, and The Goo. ore about Paul M. Barrett. He looked away from racial inequality and hostility, believing he'd make it if he worked hard and played by the rules. He rose from a Queens housing project to Harvard Law School, and went on to practice law at major corporate firms. But just at the point when he thought he'd make it, when he should have been considered for partnership, he sued his employer for racial discrimination.
He is the author of American Islam: The Struggle for the Soul of a Religion and The Good Black: A True Story of Race in America. Barrett lives and works in New York City. For more information, go to GlockTheBook. Articles featuring paul M. Happiness Is A Warm Glock: Paul Barrett on America’s Gun. September 21, 2012. PAUL BARRETT WILL MAKE YOU THINK twice about gun control in this country. He may even get you to change your.