Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority

Brainwashed: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority Author Tom Burrell
ISBN-10 1401925928
ISBN-13 9781401925925
Year 2010-02-01
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher SmileyBooks
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Black people are not dark skinned white people says advertising visionary Tom Burrell In fact they are much more They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation who have excelled against the odds constantly making a way out of No way At this pivotal point in history the idea of black inferiority should have had a Going Out of Business Sale After all Barack Obama has reached Americas Promised Land Yet as Brainwashed Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority testifies too many in black America are still wandering in the wilderness In this powerful examination of the greatest propaganda campaign of all timethe masterful marketing of black inferiority aka the BI ComplexBurrell poses ten disturbing questions that will make black people look in the mirror and ask why nearly 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation so many blacks still think and act like slaves Burrells acute awareness of the power of words and images to shift shape and change the collective consciousness has led him to connect the contemporary and historical dots that have brought us to this crossroads Brainwashed is not a reprimandit is a call to action It demands that we question our self defeating attitudes and behaviors Racism is not the issue how we respond to media distortions and programmed self hatred is the issue Its time to reverse the BI campaign with a globally based initiative that harnesses the power of new media and the wisdom of intergenerational coalitions Provocative and powerful Brainwashed dares to expose the wounds so that we at last can heal

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