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Bupp Stage VI: A Story of Black Yuppies, Dana Kerry

Author Name    Dana Kerry

Title   Bupp Stage VI: A Story of Black Yuppies

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Used - Good

Publisher    Hunyes Pub Co May 1996

ISBN Number    096514268X / 9780965142687

Seller ID   321285

Light edge and corner wear. Light creases to cover. Pages still clean and tight. All orders shipped with tracking number and e-mail confirmation. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers.

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Unique White-Black America speaks
-- BUPPs (Black Urban Professionals) focuses on the experiences of yuppie black Americans.
-- Autobiographical story of upper middle class, 20-something blacks, with six hierarchical stages.
-- Written to appear gender neutral -- could be that of any man or woman.
-- Doesn't dwell on the BUPP's sometimes negative experiences but challenges one to seek positive solutions from within.

The author gives voice to members of the black population who grew up in communities as the only, or one of the few black families. Frustrated and disgusted with the proliferation of gang-banging images of black America, Kerry profiles the BUPP who grew up in an all white suburban experience. The BUPPs emergence from a surreal and insular environment by no means prepares them for what is expected in the real world. Kerry's depiction of experiences in America's educational, corporate, and social settings flatter neither white America's prejudice and intolerance of blacks, nor black America's tendency towards black-on-black prejudice, self-denigration and blind assimilation.

Price = 5.50 USD

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