Mack and Charles book is a collection of essays on race in the twenty-first century compiled by various authors. Many of the issues discussed in this volume are centered around the shift in racial consciousness in the United States since Barack Obama was voted President of the United States. At the core of the book is a reflection on evolving civil rights issues in modern times covering topics like immigration, police violence, and the role of the Federal Government. This works prevents unique ideas that both critical and thought provoking. It is much recommended for anyone wanting to reflect on the current status of race in America.