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So you want to talk about race

Author: Ijeoma Oluo
Publisher: New York, NY : Seal Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America. Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans--has put a media spotlight on racism in our society. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in-law  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ijeoma Oluo
ISBN: 9781580058827 1580058825
OCLC Number: 1051137720
Notes: "First trade paperback edition: September 2019"--Title page verso.
Includes discussion guide (©2019).
Originally published in hardcover by Seal Press in 2018.
Description: xvi, 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : so you want to talk about race --
Is it really about race? --
What is racism? --
What if I talk about race wrong? --
Why am I always being told to "check my privilege"? --
What is intersectionality and why do I need it? --
Is police brutality really about race? --
How can I talk about affirmative action? --
What is the school-to-prison pipeline? --
Why can't I say the "N" word? --
What is cultural appropriation? --
Why can't I touch your hair? --
What are microaggressions? --
Why are our students so angry? --
What is the model minority myth? --
But what if I hate Al Sharpton? --
I just got called racist, what do I do now? --
Talking is great, but what else can I do?
Responsibility: Ijeoma Oluo.


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  Read more...


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