The Journal of Ethics

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 249–264 | Cite as

RACISM, SOCIAL JUSTICE, AND INTERRACIAL COALITIONS

  • HOWARD McGARY
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Abstract

Is racism in the United States alive and well? Do African Americans still experience alienation and social injustice because of racism? What are the various proposals that have been tendered by conservatives and liberals for overcoming racism? Can interracial coalitions be used as an effective tool for combating racism? I attempt to answer these questions in part by offering an analysis of Cornel West's interracial coalition proposal in Race Matters.

African Americans alienation community consensus race Rawls social justice West 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • HOWARD McGARY
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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