The Best of Emerge Magazine

The Best of Emerge Magazine

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The 1990s. African Americans achieved more influencea€“and faced more explosive issuesa€“than ever before. One word captured those times. One magazine expressed them. Emerge. In those ten years, with an impressive circulation of 170, 000 and more than forty national awards to its credit, Emerge became a serious part of the American mainstream. Time hailed its a€œuncompromising voice.a€ The Washington Post declared that Emerge a€œgets better with each issue.a€ Then, after nearly a decade, Emerge magazine closed its doors. Now, for the first time, herea€™s a collection of the finest articles from a publication that changed the face of African American news. From the Clarence Thomas nomination to the Bill Clinton impeachment . . . from the life of Louis Farrakhan to the death of Betty Shabazz . . . from reparations for slavery to the rise of blacks on Wall Street . . . the most important people, topics, and turning points of this remarkable period are featured in incisive articles by first-rate writers. Emerge may have ended with the millennium, buta€“as this incomparable volume provesa€“the quality of its coverage is still unequaled, the extent of its impact still emerging. Stirring tribute, uncanny time capsule, riveting reada€“The Best of Emerge Magazine is also the best of American journalism. From the Trade Paperback edition.I did not really teach her how to drive. When we began dating, she owned a Nova , a new car at the time with an automatic transmission, and I was driving my mothera#39;s Toyota, a somewhat less-than-new car with a standard transmission.

Title:The Best of Emerge Magazine
Author:George Curry
Publisher:One World/Ballantine - 2009-02-19


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