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Higginbotham, Anastasia

Summary: Explains that although many adults do not care to admit it, color does still matter in the United States; discusses racism and the fight against it; and argues that bias is a problem for whites, but that white people do not have to accept it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dottir Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 HIG

Summary: Filmed in Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, the movie uncovers an unexpected set of artists, poets, activists, queer musicians, 'Affrilachian' poets, and intersectional feminists, all unexpected voices emerging form this historically misunderstood region.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River 2019

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Lander, Christian.

Summary: From the Publisher: They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees. They believe they're unique, yet somehow they're all exactly the same, talking about how they "get" Sarah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817 LAN

Tatum, Beverly Daniel

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism-now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Williams, Thomas Chatterton

Summary: "A meditation on race and identity from one of our most provocative cultural critics. A reckoning with the way we choose to see and define ourselves, Self-Portrait in Black and White is the searching story of one American family's multigenerational transformation from what is called black to what is assumed to be white. Thomas Chatterton Williams, the son of a 'black' father from the segregated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, THOMAS CHATTERTON WIL

Saslow, Eli

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Summary: "From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a powerful account of Derek Black's journey from white supremacist hero to apostle of tolerance"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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Jensen, Robert

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: City Lights 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 JEN

Colby, Tanner.

Summary: Chronicles the United States' troubling relationship with race as reflected by four historical events, including the integration of a racist Birmingham school system and a Kansas City neighborhood's fight against housing discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 COL

Valentine, Sarah

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Summary: "The stunning and provocative coming-of-age memoir about Sarah Valentine's childhood as a white girl in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, and her discovery that her father was a black man. At the age of 27, Sarah Valentine discovered that she was not, in fact, the white girl she had always believed herself to be. She learned the truth of her paternity: that her father was a black man. And she learned...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAL

Menakem, Resmaa

Summary: "The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body-centered psychology. He argues this destruction will continue until Americans learn to heal the generational anguish of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Central Recovery Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 MEN

Painter, Nell Irvin.

Summary: Historian Painter centers her momentous study of racial classification on the slave trade and the nation-building efforts which dominated the United States in the 18th century, when thinkers led by Ralph Waldo Emerson strove to explain the rapid progress of America within the context of white superiority. Her research is filled with frequent, startling realizations about how tenuous and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 PAI

Hays, Charlotte

Summary: Tattoos. Unwed pregnancy. Giving up on shaving...showering...and employment. These used to be signatures of a trashy individual. Now they're the new norm. What happened to etiquette, hygiene, and self restraint? Charlotte Hays, Southern gentlewoman extraordinaire, takes a humorous look at the spread of white trash culture to all levels of American society.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Thompson, Clifford

Summary: "An African-American writer's concise, heartfelt take on the state of his nation, exploring the war between the values he has always held and the reality with which he is confronted in twenty-first-century America. In the tradition of James Baldwin's TheFire Next Time and Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me comes Clifford Thompson's What It Is. Thompson was raised to believe in treating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 814 THO