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So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About Race

  • Author: Ijeoma Oluo
  • Publisher: Seal Press
  • ISBN: 1580056784
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 256
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In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, Oluo answers the questions readers don't dare ask, and explains the concepts that continue to elude everyday Americans. Oluo is an exceptional writer with a rare ability to be straightforward, funny, and effective in her coverage of sensitive, hyper-charged issues in America. Her messages are passionate but finely tuned, and crystalize ideas that would otherwise be vague by empowering them with aha-moment clarity. Her writing brings to mind voices like Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay, and Jessica Valenti in Full Frontal Feminism, and a young Gloria Naylor, particularly in Naylor's seminal essay "The Meaning of a Word."

So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About Race

  • Author: Ijeoma Oluo
  • Publisher: Seal Press
  • ISBN: 9781580058827
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 256
  • View: 8237
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In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide. In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, Oluo answers the questions readers don't dare ask, and explains the concepts that continue to elude everyday Americans. Oluo is an exceptional writer with a rare ability to be straightforward, funny, and effective in her coverage of sensitive, hyper-charged issues in America. Her messages are passionate but finely tuned and crystalize ideas that would otherwise be vague by empowering them with aha-moment clarity. Her writing brings to mind voices like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Roxane Gay, Jessica Valenti in Full Frontal Feminism, and a young Gloria Naylor, particularly in Naylor's seminal essay "The Meaning of a Word."

So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About Race

  • Author: Ijeoma Oluo
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1580056784
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 256
  • View: 1795
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In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today's racial landscape--from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement--offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, Oluo answers the questions readers don't dare ask, and explains the concepts that continue to elude everyday Americans. Oluo is an exceptional writer with a rare ability to be straightforward, funny, and effective in her coverage of sensitive, hyper-charged issues in America. Her messages are passionate but finely tuned, and crystalize ideas that would otherwise be vague by empowering them with aha-moment clarity. Her writing brings to mind voices like Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay, and Jessica Valenti in Full Frontal Feminism, and a young Gloria Naylor, particularly in Naylor's seminal essay "The Meaning of a Word."

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

  • Author: Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1408870576
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 272
  • View: 6500
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR A BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 'Essential' Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-Winner 2015 'One of the most important books of 2017' Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant 'A wake-up call to a country in denial' Observer In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't affected by it. She posted a piece on her blog, entitled: 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race'. Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanised by this clear hunger for open discussion, she decided to dig into the source of these feelings. Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, Reni Eddo-Lodge offers a timely and essential new framework for how to see, acknowledge and counter racism. It is a searing, illuminating, absolutely necessary exploration of what it is to be a person of colour in Britain today.

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence

Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence

Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race

  • Author: Derald Wing Sue
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119241987
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 304
  • View: 7910
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"Learn to talk about race openly, honestly, and productively. Most people avoid discussion of race-related topics because of the strong emotions and feelings of discomfort that inevitably accompany such conversations. Rather than endure the conflict of racial realities, many people choose instead to avoid the topic altogether, or remain silent when it is raised. Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race puts an end to that dynamic by sharing strategies for smoothing conversations about race in a productive manner. A guide for facilitating and participating in difficult dialogues about race, author Derald Wing Sue - an internationally recognized expert on multiculturalism, diversity, and microaggressions - explores the characteristics, dynamics, and meaning behind discussions about race as well as the hidden "ground rules" that inhibit honest and productive dialogue. Through emotional and visceral examples, this book explains why conversations revolving around racial issues are so difficult, and provides guidelines, techniques, and advice for navigating and leading honest and forthright discussions. Readers will develop a stronger ability to build rapport with people unlike themselves, and discover how not talking about race impacts society as a whole. Overcome and make visible the fears associated with race talk Learn practical ideas for talking openly about race Facilitate and navigate discussion with expert strategy Examine the hidden rules that govern race talk Understand the benefits of successful conversations Discussions about race do not have to result in disastrous consequences, and can in fact be highly beneficial to all parties involved. It's important that people have the ability to converse openly and honestly with their students, colleagues, children, and neighbors, and Race Talk provides the path for achieving this goal"--

Anxious to Talk about It

Anxious to Talk about It

Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism

  • Author: Carolyn B. Helsel
  • Publisher: Chalice Press
  • ISBN: 0827200730
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 136
  • View: 2414
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"Wait... We're talking about what? I'm not so sure I want to do that." When it comes to discussing racism, many white people are overwhelmed with anxiety, leading to a fight-or-flight response. In Anxious to Talk About It, pastor and professor Carolyn B. Helsel draws on her successful experiences with white congregations to offer us tools to embrace and explore these anxious feelings. Through the sharing of our stories, new insights on racial identity, and spiritual practices to help you engage racial justice concerns prayerfully, you'll begin to overcome your anxiety and learn to join conversations with less fear, more compassion, and more knowledge of self, others, and the important issues at stake. Helsel's words and guidance will inspire you to receive the gifts that come through these difficult conversations and point to how you can get further involved in the important work around race relations. While Anxious to Talk About It can be read alone, reading it with a group is strongly recommended to help deepen and broaden the discussion, integrate the material and practice with others. Free Study Guide available at www.chalicepress.com.

Witnessing Whiteness

Witnessing Whiteness

The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It

  • Author: Shelly Tochluk
  • Publisher: R&L Education
  • ISBN: 1607092581
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 268
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Witnessing Whiteness invites readers to consider what it means to be white, describes and critiques strategies used to avoid race issues, and identifies the detrimental effect of avoiding race on cross-race collaborations. The author illustrates how racial discomfort leads white people toward poor relationships with people of color. Questioning the implications our history has for personal lives and social institutions, the book considers political, economic, socio-cultural, and legal histories that shaped the meanings associated with whiteness. For book discussion groups and workshop plans, please visit www.witnessingwhiteness.com.

White Fragility

White Fragility

Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism

  • Author: Robin DiAngelo
  • Publisher: Beacon Press
  • ISBN: 0807047414
  • Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Page: 192
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Explores counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequality.

Let's Talk About Race

Let's Talk About Race

  • Author: Julius Lester,Karen Barbour
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0060285966
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 32
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The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."

Can We Talk about Race?

Can We Talk about Race?

And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation

  • Author: Beverly Tatum
  • Publisher: Beacon Press
  • ISBN: 0807032832
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 168
  • View: 1908
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Major new reflections on race and schools—by the best-selling author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?“ A Simmons College/Beacon Press Race, Education, and Democracy Series Book Beverly Daniel Tatum emerged on the national scene in 1997 with “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?,“ a book that spoke to a wide audience about the psychological dynamics of race relations in America. Tatum’s unique ability to get people talking about race captured the attention of many, from Oprah Winfrey to President Clinton, who invited her to join him in his nationally televised dialogues on race. In her first book since that pathbreaking success, Tatum starts with a warning call about the increasing but underreported resegregation of America. A selfdescribed “integration baby“—she was born in 1954—Tatum sees our growing isolation from each other as deeply problematic, and she believes that schools can be key institutions for forging connections across the racial divide. In this ambitious, accessible book, Tatum examines some of the most resonant issues in American education and race relations: • The need of African American students to see themselves reflected in curricula and institutions • How unexamined racial attitudes can negatively affect minority-student achievement • The possibilities—and complications—of intimate crossracial friendships Tatum approaches all these topics with the blend of analysis and storytelling that make her one of our most persuasive and engaging commentators on race. Can We Talk About Race? launches a collaborative lecture and book series between Beacon Press and Simmons College, which aims to reinvigorate a crucial national public conversation on race, education and democracy.

Talking About Race

Talking About Race

Alleviating the Fear

  • Author: Steven Grineski,Julie Landsman,Robert Simmons III
  • Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • ISBN: 1579225624
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 340
  • View: 5979
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What is it that gives many of us White people a visceral fear about discussing race? Do you realize that being able to not think about or talk about it is a uniquely White experience? Do you warn your children about how people might react to them; find store staff following or watching you; get stopped by the police for no reason? The students of color in your classroom experience discrimination every day, in small and large ways. They don’t often see themselves represented in their textbooks, and encounter hostility in school, and outside. For them race is a constant reality, and an issue they need, and want, to discuss. Failure to do so can inhibit their academic performance. Failure to discuss race prevents White students from getting a real, critical and deep understanding of our society and their place in it. It is essential for the well-being of all students that they learn to have constructive conversations about the history of race in this country, the impact of racism on different ethnic communities, and how those communities and cultures contribute to society. The need to model for our students how to talk openly and comfortably about race is critical in America today, but it is still an issue that is difficult to tackle. To overcome the common fear of discussing race, of saying “something wrong”, this book brings together over thirty contributions by teachers and students of different ethnicities and races who offer their experiences, ideas, and advice. With passion and sensitivity they: cover such topics as the development of racial consciousness and identity in children; admit their failures and continuing struggles; write about creating safe spaces and the climate that promotes thoughtful discussion; model self-reflection; demonstrate the importance of giving voice to students; recount how they responded to racial incidents and used current affairs to discuss oppression; describe courses and strategies they have developed; explain the “n” word; present exercises; and pose questions. For any teacher grappling with addressing race in the classroom, and for pre-service teachers confronting their anxieties about race, this book offers a rich resource of insights, approaches and guidance that will allay fears, and provide the reflective practitioner with the confidence to initiate and respond to discussion of race, from the pre-school and elementary classroom through high school.

Talking about Race

Talking about Race

A Workbook about White People Fostering Racial Equality in Their Lives

  • Author: Kaolin
  • Publisher: Crandall Dostie & Douglass Books
  • ISBN: 9781934390313
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 128
  • View: 6155
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Body Kindness

Body Kindness

Transform Your Health from the Inside Out--and Never Say Diet Again

  • Author: Rebecca Scritchfield
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing
  • ISBN: 0761189750
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 224
  • View: 763
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Imagine a graph with two lines. One indicates happiness, the other tracks how you feel about your body. If you’re like millions of people, the lines do not intersect. But what if they did? This practical, inspirational, and visually lively book shows you how to create a healthier and happier life by treating yourself with compassion rather than shame. It shows the way to a sense of well-being attained by understanding how to love, connect, and care for yourself—and that includes your mind as well as your body. Body Kindness is based on four principles. WHAT YOU DO: the choices you make about food, exercise, sleep, and more HOW YOU FEEL: befriending your emotions and standing up to the unhelpful voice in your head WHO YOU ARE: goal-setting based on your personal values WHERE YOU BELONG: body-loving support from people and communities that help you create a meaningful life With mind and body exercises to keep your energy spiraling up and prompts to help you identify what YOU really want and care about, Body Kindness helps you let go of things you can't control and embrace the things you can by finding the workable, daily steps that fit you best. Think of it as the anti-diet book that leads to a more joyful and meaningful life!

Full Frontal Feminism

Full Frontal Feminism

A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

  • Author: Jessica Valenti
  • Publisher: Seal Press
  • ISBN: 1580055729
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 288
  • View: 3752
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Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com. Full Frontal Feminism is a smart and relatable guide to the issues that matter to today’s young women. This edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon what’s happened in the seven years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more. Chapters include: You’re a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear. Feminists Do It Better (and Other Sex Tips) Pop Culture Gone Wild The Blame (and Shame) Game If These Uterine Walls Could Talk Material World My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases “Real” Women Have Babies I Promise I Won’t Say “Herstory” Boys Do Cry Beauty Cult Sex and the City Voters, My Ass A Quick Academic Aside Get to It Since its original publication, Full Frontal Feminism has reassured readers—yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty cool.

Visible Empire

Visible Empire

  • Author: Hannah Pittard
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 0544748980
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 256
  • View: 4995
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An epic novel—based on true events—of love, grief, race, and wealth, charting a single sweltering summer in Atlanta that left no one unchanged On a humid summer day, the phones begin to ring: disaster has struck. Chateau de Sully, a Boeing 707 chartered to ferry home more than one hundred of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens from a European jaunt, crashed in Paris shortly after takeoff. It is the second-deadliest disaster in the history of aviation. Overnight, the city of Atlanta changes. Left behind are children, spouses, lovers, and friends faced with renegotiating their lives. Robert, a newspaper editor, must decide if he can reconnect with his beloved but estranged wife, whose swindler parents have left her penniless. Nineteen-year-old Piedmont Dobbs, recently denied admission to an integrated school, senses a moment of uncertain opportunity. And Mayor Ivan Allen is tasked with the job of moving Atlanta forward—the hedonism of the 60s and the urgency of the Civil Rights movement at his city’s doorstep. Visible Empire is the story of a husband and wife who can’t begin to understand each other until chaos drives them to clarity. It’s a story of the promise and hope that remain in the wake of crisis.

A Safe Place to Talk about Race

A Safe Place to Talk about Race

10 Thought-Provoking Interviews with Sharon E. Davis from Her VoiceAmerica Radio Show, a Safe Place to Talk about Race

  • Author: Sharon Davis,Sonya Bernard-Hollins,Fortitude Graphic Design and Printing
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781494846497
  • Category:
  • Page: 250
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Some of the nation's most respected leaders and luminaries on race and culture share what we need to know to dig our way out of this ditch of racism in the 21st Century. In 'A Safe Place to Talk About Race', Sharon E. Davis highlights ten fascinating guests interviewed on her VoiceAmerica talk show, "A Safe Place to Talk About Race". Her guests share some of the most honest talk on issues of race and culture including sexual orientation. The hardest part was selecting just 10 guests in this debut anthology. Why does this book matter? Each race/culture has healing work to do. No one escapes the impact of race in the U.S.....no one. We need a support system to sort out fact from fiction for ALL members of our human family. The book quickly fills in missing pieces of valuable information. Callers and social media listeners also helped guide what people want to know. Some of the most emotionally charged subjects include: ...How did the Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, respond to a caller, "You look like you have some Black running through your veins?" What skills and background does Mayor Landrieu have to so openly talk about race?...Do you have to first reduce racism to increase K-12 education test scores in schools? Dr. James P. Comer, Psychiatrist and Professor at Yale University, has a proven answer to this question that may surprise you....Did gay and lesbian organizations hijack the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's? Are LGBT organizations 'race free'? Dr. James M. Croteau, Western Michigan University and Donna R. Payne, Human Rights Campaign, don't hold back. What would Dr. King say today? ...What should every parent and educator know? Angela King, educator, speaker and consultant, tells her true story of redemption and the courage it takes to leave the skinheads forever. She joined the skinheads, as a teen, and now lives a life free of hate....How are Asian-Americans really fairing as the 'Model Minority'? Thought about native Hawaiians lately? Are Asian-American quiet about racism? Dr. Evaon Wong-Kim, California State University shares what most of the U.S. population never thinks about....There are more Middle-Eastern Arabs and Chaldeans in Metro Detroit than anywhere else in the U.S. Why? Does Arab and Islam mean the same thing? Charles Khalil Alawan, Hajj, Founder of the Islamic Center of America and a self-described Son of Detroit, gives us yesterday's history and todays challenges being Arab-American. ...How do White males deal with the oft-dreaded phrase, "White Privilege"? What does it really mean anyway? Dr. Allan Johnson, noted award winning author, will tell you that he's straight and White, and NOT privileged by his choice. Then who chooses for him?...His high school counselor told him 'his people (Mexican-Americans)' are good at auto mechanics, and he should go that route too. Did Hugh Vasquez, award winning cast member, The Color of Fear, consultant and author, have other dreams about his future? Why did he refuse to act out the lie and turn to racial self-hate? ...'Dear White America', writes Tim Wise, author, educator and activist. What will happen 35 years from now that will determine how easy or hard our lives will become related to racism? Do we still have time? Are White folks obsessed with People of Color?...Can you imagine what happened when the descendants of Plessy vs Ferguson met in New Orleans? One Black and one White, eye to eye, the history of Separate but Equal staring them in the face. What did Keith Plessy and Phoebe Ferguson say and do? Was it a safe place to talk about race?The book is an interactive learning tool. If you're looking for a way to cut through the noise of news headlines, this easy to read book is geared for individuals, classes, book clubs, families, and community organizations. Chapter interviews also include an introduction, point-by-point sections, summary, stimulating and provoking questions, and space for notes. Hear interviews at www.safeplaceonrace.com.

Talking Race in the Classroom

Talking Race in the Classroom

  • Author: Jane Bolgatz
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780807745489
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 155
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This lively book will help new and veteran teachers develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to successfully address racial controversies in their classrooms. The author first explains what race and racism mean and why we need to talk about these topics in schools. Then, based on an in-depth study of a high school classroom, she shows what happened when teachers and students talked about race and racism in a history and language arts classroom. Throughout the book she guides teachers in ways to discuss important issues, from civil rights to institutional racism, that will ultimately help teachers and students to change school culture. The book provides an analysis of actual classroom dialogues, illustrating the often-rough conversations that teachers and students engage in while learning to talk constructively about race and racism, useful questions, resources, and activities to help teachers get started, and ideas and strategies that teachers can use to get students to address race and racism critically in the classroom.

Courageous Conversations About Race

Courageous Conversations About Race

A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools

  • Author: Glenn E. Singleton
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • ISBN: 1483388476
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 312
  • View: 7935
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Create a systemwide plan for transforming the district office, schools, and classrooms into places that truly support ALL students achieving their highest levels! This updated edition of the bestseller continues to explain the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why achievement inequality persists and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true educational equity and excellence. NEW! Revised Courageous Conversation Compass NEW! Racial autobiographies NEW! Case study on St. Paul Public Schools, which has stayed on track with the Courageous Conversation protocol and framework NEW! Links to video segments of the author describing the work REVISED! Activities and checklists for school and district leaders REVISED! Action and implementation steps

How to Be Black

How to Be Black

  • Author: Baratunde Thurston
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0062098047
  • Category: Humor
  • Page: 272
  • View: 2677
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New York Times Bestseller Baratunde Thurston’s comedic memoir chronicles his coming-of-blackness and offers practical advice on everything from “How to Be the Black Friend” to “How to Be the (Next) Black President”. Have you ever been called “too black” or “not black enough”? Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person? Have you ever heard of black people? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you. It is also for anyone who can read, possesses intelligence, loves to laugh, and has ever felt a distance between who they know themselves to be and what the world expects. Raised by a pro-black, Pan-Afrikan single mother during the crack years of 1980s Washington, DC, and educated at Sidwell Friends School and Harvard University, Baratunde Thurston has more than over thirty years' experience being black. Now, through stories of his politically inspired Nigerian name, the heroics of his hippie mother, the murder of his drug-abusing father, and other revelatory black details, he shares with readers of all colors his wisdom and expertise in how to be black. “As a black woman, this book helped me realize I’m actually a white man.”—Patton Oswalt

The Emperor Has No Clothes

The Emperor Has No Clothes

Teaching About Race And Racism To People Who Don't Want To Know

  • Author: Tema Okun
  • Publisher: IAP
  • ISBN: 1617351067
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 213
  • View: 1066
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The Emperor Has No Clothes: Teaching About Race and Racism to People Who Don’t Want to Know offers theoretical grounding and practical approaches for leaders and teachers interested in effectively addressing racism and other oppressive constructs. The book draws both on the author’s extensive experience teaching about race and racism in classroom and community settings and from the theory and practice of a wide range of educators, activists, and researchers committed to social justice. The first chapter looks at the toxic consequences of our western cultural insistence on profit, binary thinking, and individualism to establish the theoretical framework for teaching about race and racism. Chapter two investigates privileged resistance, offering a psycho/social history of denial, particularly as a product of racist culture. Chapter three reviews the research on the construction and reconstruction of dominant culture both historically and now in order to establish sound strategic approaches that educators, teachers, facilitators, and activists can take as we work together to move from a culture of profit and fear to one of shared hope and love. Chapter four lays out the stages of a process that supports teaching about racist, white supremacy culture, explaining how students can be taken through an iterative process of relationshipbuilding, analysis, planning, action, and reflection. The final chapter borrows from the brilliant, brave, and incisive writer Dorothy Allison to discuss the things the author knows for sure about how to teach people to see that which we have been conditioned to fear knowing. The chapter concludes with how to encourage and support collective and collaborative action as a critical goal of the process.