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White Guys on Campus

Author : Nolan L Cabrera
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On April 22, 2015, Boston University professor Saida Grundy set off a Twitter storm with her provocative question: “Why is white America so reluctant to identify white college males as a problem population?” White Guys on Campus is a critical examination of race in higher education, centering Whiteness, in an effort to unveil the frequently unconscious habits of racism among White male undergraduates. Nolan L. Cabrera moves beyond the “few bad apples” frame of contemporary racism, and explores the structures, policies, ideologies, and experiences that allow racism to flourish. This book details many of the contours of contemporary, systemic racism, while engaging the possibility of White students to participate in anti-racism. Ultimately, White Guys on Campus calls upon institutions of higher education to be sites of social transformation instead of reinforcing systemic racism, while creating a platform to engage and challenge the public discourse of “post- racialism.”

Why Should White Guys Have All the Fun

Author : Reginald F. Lewis
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The inspiring story of Reginald Lewis: lawyer, Wall Street wizard, philanthropist--and the wealthiest black man in American history. Based on Lewis's unfinished autobiography, along with scores of interviews with family, friends, and colleagues, this book cuts through the myth and hype to reveal the man behind the legend.

Sexual Citizens A Landmark Study of Sex Power and Assault on Campus

Author : Jennifer S. Hirsch
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A groundbreaking study that transforms how we see and address the most misunderstood problem on college campuses: widespread sexual assault. The fear of campus sexual assault has become an inextricable part of the college experience. And for far too many students, that fear is realized. Research has shown that by the time they graduate, as many as one in three women and almost one in six men will have been sexually assaulted. But why is sexual assault such a common feature of college life? And what can be done to prevent it? Sexual Citizens provides answers. Drawing on the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) at Columbia University, the most comprehensive study of sexual assault on a campus to date, Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan present an entirely new framework that emphasizes sexual assault’s social roots, transcending current debates about consent, predators in a “hunting ground,” and the dangers of hooking up. Sexual Citizens is based on years of research interviewing and observing college life—with students of different races, genders, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Hirsch and Khan’s landmark study reveals the social ecosystem that makes sexual assault so predictable, explaining how physical spaces, alcohol, peer groups, and cultural norms influence young people’s experiences and interpretations of both sex and sexual assault. Through the powerful concepts of “sexual projects,” “sexual citizenship,” and “sexual geographies,” the authors offer a new and widely-accessible language for understanding the forces that shape young people’s sexual relationships. Empathetic, insightful, and far-ranging, Sexual Citizens transforms our understanding of sexual assault and offers a roadmap for how to address it.

The Last Angry White Man

Author : Adrian Trehorse
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In an idiosyncratic hybrid of diary and diatribe, the author lambastes many of the cultural icons of the 1990s. Meanwhile, he stumbles toward his own conclusions about sex, art, religion & mortality. There is something to offend everyone in this collection by a writer that Saul Bellow did not call a "disturbing new, if middle-aged, voice."

Tears of Rage

Author : John Walsh
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As the host of the immensely popular America's Most Wanted, John Walsh has been instrumental in the capture of nearly four hundred and fifty of this country's most dangeroues fugitives. However, few know the full story of the personal tragedy behind his public crusade: the 1981 abduction and murder of his six-year-old son, Adam. Here, for the first time, Walsh, his wife Revé, and their closest friends tell the wrenching tale of Adam's death -- and the infuriating conspiracy of events that have kept America's No. 1 crime fighter from obtaining justice and closure for himself and his family. "I've never really spoken about these things to anyone before, but I want to talk about Adam before he died. I want people to know just exactly how horrible it is to lose your child, how painful it is. But I also want to talk about how people can help you, and how you can help yourself. About how to come to terms with life when you think you're dying of a broken heart." -- John Walsh "I remember thinking, 'our son's been murdered, and now we've got to be the ones to do something about it' It was a sad thing for this country that the fight had to be led by two broken-down parents of a murdered child. But we had to, because no one else was going to do it." -- Revé Walsh

The White Racial Frame

Author : Joe R. Feagin
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In this book Joe Feagin extends the systemic racism framework in previous Routledge books by developing an innovative concept, the white racial frame. Now four centuries-old, this white racial frame encompasses not only the stereotyping, bigotry, and racist ideology emphasized in other theories of "race," but also the visual images, array of emotions, sounds of accented language, interlinking interpretations and narratives, and inclinations to discriminate that are still central to the frame’s everyday operations. Deeply imbedded in American minds and institutions, this white racial frame has for centuries functioned as a broad worldview, one essential to the routine legitimation, scripting, and maintenance of systemic racism in the United States. Here Feagin examines how and why this white racial frame emerged in North America, how and why it has evolved socially over time, which racial groups are framed within it, how it has operated in the past and in the present for both white Americans and Americans of color, and how the latter have long responded with strategies of resistance that include enduring counter-frames. In this new edition, Feagin has included much new interview material and other data from recent research studies on framing issues related to white, black, Latino, and Asian Americans, and on society generally. The book also includes a new discussion of the impact of the white frame on popular culture, including on movies, video games, and television programs as well as a discussion of the white racial frame’s significant impacts on public policymaking, immigration, the environment, health care, and crime and imprisonment issues.

American Hookup The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Author : Lisa Wade
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“A must-read for any student—present or former—stuck in hookup culture’s pressure to put out.”—Ana Valens, Bitch Offering invaluable insights for students, parents, and educators, Lisa Wade analyzes the mixed messages of hookup culture on today’s college campuses within the history of sexuality, the evolution of higher education, and the unfinished feminist revolution. She draws on broad, original, insightful research to explore a challenging emotional landscape, full of opportunities for self-definition but also the risks of isolation, unequal pleasure, competition for status, and sexual violence. Accessible and open-minded, compassionate and honest, American Hookup explains where we are and how we got here, asking, “Where do we go from here?”

Unequal Opportunity

Author : Victor Jonathan
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This book tells the story of Victor Onafuye who immigrated to the United States of America at an early age to achieve the American dream and experienced racial discrimination as an African American minority living in the United States. The book covers his humble beginning as a young man growing up in Nigeria West Africa where he attended elementary and secondary schools. It covered his academic and social life at the University of Illinois where he received a bachelors of Science degree in engineering. He entered into the job market after graduating from college as an engineer and again experienced discrimination in hiring and housing. He later on went to Governors State University to further his education and received an MBA degree in Business Administration and Computer Information Systems and went back into corporate America as an analyst and consultant. He had to fight discrimination during most of his employment career and later started a technology company which he successfully ran as the President and CEO for several years before the American economic troubles forced him back into the job market. He later on received a Doctor of Practical Theology degree from Masters Graduate School of Divinity. The book examines some of the issues and problems facing black men and other minorities in America and offered some insightful solutions to those problems.

Quest for a Gentleman

Author : Sheila L. Ramsey
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Sheila is about to venture into a world of the unknown: Her first semester in college. A music major fresh out of high school, she expects her studies to be easy, her friendships to be plentiful, and her opportunities to be endless. However, she is not prepared for the hurdles that await her ahead at Plantation Grove. In its light-hearted delivery, Quest for a Gentleman involves the struggle of an African American girl attending a historically Black college who simply wants to meet her Mr. Right. Holding dear to her religious teachings, God and the Bible are all she needs in her quest. But as life would have it, she encounters her share of deceit among her new friends, isolation from campus social cliques, and utter dismay from her college professors. It is a difficult lesson to learn as she ponders whether she is really ready for this journey after all.

University of Georgia 2012

Author : Christopher Joshua Benton
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College guides written by students for students. University of Georgia Students Tell It Like It Is This insider guide to University of Georgia in Athens, GA, features more than 160 pages of in-depth information, including student reviews, rankings across 20 campus life topics, and insider tips from students on campus. Written by a student at Georgia, this guidebook gives you the inside scoop on everything from academics and nightlife to housing and the meal plan. Read both the good and the bad and discover if UGA is right for you. One of nearly 500 College Prowler guides, this Georgia guide features updated facts and figures along with the latest student reviews and insider tips from current students on campus. Find out what it s like to be a student at Georgia and see if UGA is the place for you.

UCSF News

Author : University of California, San Francisco
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Ethics and College Student Life

Author : Kenneth A. Strike
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Lauded by dozens of pre-publication reviewers, this book asks its readers to reflect on some of the ethical aspects of being a student, and helps readers think clearly and powerfully about those issues. Through a highly effective case approach, the authors provide readers with specific, reality-based examples of the complex, controversial, and difficult ethical issues that students face on college campuses. Each chapter provides in-depth coverage of a specific topic through its presentation of a main case, discussion questions, positions and issues which surround the topic, followed by shorter cases and questions on the same topic. Topics include plagiarism, racism and hate speech, date rape, and alcohol use.

Critical Race Counterstories along the Chicana Chicano Educational Pipeline

Author : Tara J. Yosso
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Chicanas/os are part of the youngest, largest, and fastest growing racial/ethnic 'minority' population in the United States, yet at every schooling level, they suffer the lowest educational outcomes of any racial/ethnic group. Using a 'counterstorytelling' methodology, Tara Yosso debunks racialized myths that blame the victims for these unequal educational outcomes and redirects our focus toward historical patterns of institutional neglect. She artfully interweaves empirical data and theoretical arguments with engaging narratives that expose and analyse racism as it functions to limit access and opportunity for Chicana/o students. By humanising the need to transform our educational system, Yosso offers an accessible tool for teaching and learning about the problems and possibilities present along the Chicano/a educational pipeline.

Fire in My Soul

Author : Joan Steinau Lester
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Traces the career of the civil rights crusader and Congressional delegate for Washington, D.C., from her early challenges to her efforts against the Senate and the Supreme Court on such issues as sexual harassment and free speech.

Night of the Sun

Author : Mike McAndrew
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From the first days of his life, Mike begins to doubt and question authority. From Santa Claus to the Catholic Church to the Selective Service. His quest eventually leads to a dramatic ending in the courts.

KD Rebel

Author : D. Lane
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White Like Me

Author : Tim Wise
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With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Using stories from his own life, Tim Wise demonstrates the ways in which racism not only burdens people of color, but also benefits, in relative terms, those who are “white like him.” He discusses how racial privilege can harm whites in the long run and make progressive social change less likely. He explores the ways in which whites can challenge their unjust privileges, and explains in clear and convincing language why it is in the best interest of whites themselves to do so. Using anecdotes instead of stale statistics, Wise weaves a narrative that is at once readable and yet scholarly, analytical and yet accessible.

The Man from Essence

Author : Edward Lewis
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Essence magazine is the most popular, well respected, and largest circulated black women’s magazine in history. Largely unknown is the remarkable story of what it took to earn that distinction. The Man from Essence depicts with candor and insight how Edward Lewis, CEO and publisher of Essence, started a magazine with three black men who would transform the lives of millions of black American women and alter the American marketplace. Throughout Essence’s storied history, Ed Lewis remained the cool and constant presence, a quiet-talking corporate captain and business strategist who prevailed against the odds and the naysayers. He would emerge to become the last man standing—the only partner to survive the battles that raged before the magazine was sold to Time, Inc. in the largest buyout of a black-owned publication by the world’s largest publishing company. By the time Lewis did the deal with Time, the little magazine that limped from the starting gate in 1970 with a national circulation of 50,000, had grown into a powerhouse with a readership of eight million. The story of Essence is ultimately the story of American business, black style. From constant battles with a racist advertising community to hostile takeover attempts, warring partners packing heat, mass firings, and mass defections—all of which revealed inherent challenges in running a black business—the saga is as riveting as any thriller. In this engaging business memoir, Ed Lewis tells the inspiring story of how his own rise from humble South Bronx beginnings to media titan was shaped by the black women and men in his life. This in turn helped shape a magazine that has changed the face of American media.

OUTSIDE KNOXVILLE

Author : Bob Carter
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Kaskaskia Parson Bains could not have imagined what was ahead of him when he boarded the Kaskaskia in Beirut, Lebanon. Though he never thought of himself as a brave man, he became a hero to many people because he simply did what he thought was right when faced with many obstacles. He only wanted to serve his time in the Navy and get back to the real world and his true love Marci. But danger and intrigue seemed to surround him from the beginning. While trying to cope with one of the most dangerous jobs in the Navy, he had to confront stowaways, kidnapping, smuggling, a hurricane and murder. Marci was Mexican/American and drop dead beautiful. Her wealthy family in Texas was highly respected and very powerful. She tried to busy herself with her studies and social activism but she is nadvertently thrust into a whirl of celebrity that she did not seek. Her strongest desire is to fade back to anonymity and reunite with Parson. It would be an eventful two years. Vine Street 1919 Sam would sneak off every chance he got and go to J.D.'s to practice pool. He was to young to be hanging out there but he befriended Jimmy "The Fox" Darden and a two-fingered black man named Dallas and they let him stay. They quickly found out that Sam was a natural at the game. His skills became legendary. But Sam would eventually have to confront the dark and ugly racial divide of his home town and his family. Roscoe Springfield was an imposing giant of a man. He was a proud black man one generation removed from slavery in South Carolina. He and his new bride moved to beautiful East Tennessee to start a new life. Soon he would be faced with raising twin boys in a racially hostile environment. A lie told by a white woman to hide her infidelity set off a series of events in one of the worst race riots in American History. It came to its climax on Vine Street in the Summer of 1919. The Tellico Surveillance Parson Bains had dreamed of moving his wife and daughter back to the country and becoming a gentleman farmer. Life was good until the FBI approached him to help them with a special project. He soon discovered, much to his surprise, that his seemingly friendly neighbors were not only Cocaine dealers but the leaders of one of the most insidious racial hate groups in the country. They wanted Parson to infiltrate the group.

University of Illinois

Author : Bridget Nicole
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Provides a look at University of Chicago from the students' viewpoint.