Ellis Cose is one of America's most renowned journalists and the author of several
important books on issues of national and international concern.

The End of Anger - Book Excerpt

end of anger book excerpt

Despite all the problems facing the U.S. these days, one group is surprisingly upbeat: African-Americans.

As the United States struggles through its worst economic crisis in generations, gloom has seized much of the heartland. The optimism that came so easily to many Americans as the new century dawned is significantly harder to summon these days. There is, however, a conspicuous exception: African-Americans, long accustomed to frustration in their pursuit of opportunity and respect, are amazingly upbeat, consistently astounding pollsters with their hopefulness

Read full excerpt here as published in the Daily Beast and Newsweek Magazine