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Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America

Yancy, George (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

"When George Yancy penned a New York Times article entitled "Dear White America," he knew that he was courting controversy. Here, Yancy chronicles the ensuing blowback as he seeks to understand what it was that created so much rage among so many white readers. He challenges white Americans to develop a new empathy for the African American experience."--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 305.8 YAN 2018 (Text) 33892100535195 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/01/2018 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library 305.800973 Y15b (Text) 32220001087952 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/21/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1538104059
  • ISBN: 9781538104057
  • Physical Description: xiv, 147 pages ; 23 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-138) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Talking About Racism: When Honesty Feels Like Too Much to Bear -- Dear White America -- Dear Nigger Professor -- Risking the White Self -- Accepting the Gift.
Summary, etc.: "When George Yancy penned a New York Times article entitled "Dear White America," he knew that he was courting controversy. Here, Yancy chronicles the ensuing blowback as he seeks to understand what it was that created so much rage among so many white readers. He challenges white Americans to develop a new empathy for the African American experience."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
PHILOSOPHY / Political
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black
United States
Whites Race identity
Whites Attitudes
Racism
Race relations
Race awareness
Attitude (Psychology)
Anti-racism
African Americans Race identity
United States Race relations
Whites United States Attitudes
African Americans Attitudes
Anti-racism United States
African Americans Race identity United States
Whites Race identity United States
Race awareness United States
Racism United States
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