The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

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The Sum of Us is a brilliant analysis of how we arrived here: divided and self-destructing, materially rich but spiritually starved and vastly unequal. McGhee marshals economic and sociological research to paint an irrefutable story of racism’s costs, but at the heart of the book are the humble stories of people yearning to be part of a better Amer...show more

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Sindhia
Oct 05, 2023
10/10 stars
An eye opening, exhaustively researched and verified, review of history from a unique perspective. Hard to read at times but she offers workable solutions to make us all have better lives and opportunities to practice what we preach.
Greggr
Jul 08, 2023
An important story told with vision, compassion, and context. A book we should all be reading and discussing to help us understand how our American Obsession with independence has warped a our understanding of autonomy—to be connected in a meaningful way and be a healthy individual.
Natlamm
Feb 16, 2023
10/10 stars
Another “must read” for all Americans, no, all humans.
kareng
Dec 29, 2022
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