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
Product Code: 8358
ISBN: 9781580056779
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Seal Press
Published Date: 01/16/2018
Pages: 256
Availability:In stock
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Price: $27.00

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.


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Contents

Introduction So you want to talk about race
One is it really about race?
Two What is racism?
Three What if I talk about race wrong?
Four Why am I always being told to "check my privilege"?
Five What is intersectionality and why do I need it?
Six Is police brutality really about race
Seven How can I talk about affirmative action?
Eight What is the school-to-prison pipeline
Nine Why can't I say the "N" word?
Ten What is cultural appropriation
Eleven Why can't I touch your hair
Twelve What are microaggressions
Thirteen Why are students so angry?
Fourteen What is the model minority myth?
Fifteen But what if I hate Al Sharpton
Sixteen I just got called racist, What do I do now?
Seventeen Talking is great, but what else can I do?
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