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The Sum of Us

Heather McGhee

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America has never once lived up to the ideal of democracy that promises equality and freedom for all. Instead, it has routinely subjugated nonwhite people to a lesser quality of life. Heather McGhee explores this in The Sum of Us (2021), as well as the covert methods that America utilizes today to keep people of color down...

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PREVIEW

America has never once lived up to the ideal of democracy that promises equality and freedom for all. Instead, it has routinely subjugated nonwhite people to a lesser quality of life. Heather McGhee explores this in The Sum of Us (2021), as well as the covert methods that America utilizes today to keep people of color down...