The following paper was given at a seminar, "Teaching African-American Literature," at the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies of Harvard University in April 1991. The paper addresses several questions. If social science, as a matter of scientific principle, must choose to avoid ethical conclusions, do black novelists, poets, and essayists help fill the ethical void? But then, are they objective enough?
Jean, Clinton M.
"Inside the American Stratification System: Imageries from the Black Writers,"
Trotter Review: Vol. 6
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/trotter_review/vol6/iss1/6