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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

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

Summary: "This ... young adult adaptation brings her ideas to a new audience. When America achieves milestones of progress toward full and equal black participation in democracy, the systemic response is a consistent racist backlash that rolls back those wins. We Are Not Yet Equal examines five of these moments: The end of the Civil War and Reconstruction was greeted with Jim Crow laws; the promise of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA 323 AND

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.8009 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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Contents: Sardinia (Alabama Sacred Harp Singers) -- Testimony on pioneer religion (D.N. Asher) -- Amazing grace (Howard Adams & Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church) -- Lonely tombs (Preston and Hobart Smith, Texas Gladden) -- Guide me, O Thou Great Jehovah (George Spangler and Congregation of Thornton Old Regular Baptist Church) -- The old gospel ship (Ruby Vass) -- The little family (Ollie Gilbert) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 1997

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS SOU

Isenberg, Nancy

Summary: "A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 ISE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 ISE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.5 ISE

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

Roithmayr, Daria.

Summary: "This book is designed to change the way we think about racial inequality. Long after the passage of civil rights laws and now the inauguration of our first black president, blacks and Latinos possess barely a nickel of wealth for every dollar that whites have. Why have we made so little progress? Legal scholar Daria Roithmayr provocatively argues that racial inequality lives on because white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Univ Pr 2014

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

Valentine, Sarah

1 hold on 2 copies

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VALENTINE, SARAH VAL

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B ELE

Vance, J. D.

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 VAN

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 VANCE, J.D. VAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B VANCE VAN

Vance, J. D.

Summary: From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis--that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 VANCE, J.D. Van

Contents: Sherburne -- David's lamentation -- Soar away -- Commentary -- Wondrous love -- Traveling on -- New harmony -- Hallelujah -- Prayer for recess -- Loving Jesus -- Greenwich -- Milford -- Baptismal anthem -- Amsterdam -- Montgomery -- Memorial lesson -- Cussetta -- The last words of Copernicus -- The morning trumpet -- Homeward bound -- Northfield -- Doddridge -- Weeping Mary -- Christmas anthem...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 1998

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK SOU

Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)

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Summary: "As Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in August 2014, and media commentators across the ideological spectrum referred to the angry response of African Americans as 'black rage,' historian Carol Anderson wrote a remarkable op-ed in the Washington Post showing that this was, instead, 'white rage at work. With so much attention on the flames,' she writes, 'everyone had ignored the kindling.' Since 1865...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2016

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Benjamin, Ruha.

Summary: "From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce white supremacy and deepen social inequity. Far from a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, Benjamin argues that automation has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Polity 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BEN

DiAngelo, Robin J.

Summary: The groundbreaking, timely analysis explores the counterproductive reactions white people have when confronted with racism and how they can engage more constructively.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.8 DIA

Rankine, Claudia

Summary: "At home and in government, contemporary America finds itself riven by a culture war in which aggression and defensiveness alike are on the rise. It is not alone. In such partisan conditions, how can humans best approach one another across our differences? Taking the study of whiteness and white supremacy as a guiding light, Claudia Rankine explores a series of real encounters with friends and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2020

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

Sokol, Jason.

Contents: Prelude: in the wake of the war, 1945-1955 -- "Our Negroes" no more -- Daughters of Dixie, sons of the south -- Barbecue, fried chicken, and civil rights: the 1964 civil rights act -- "Softly, the unthinkable": the contours of political and economic change -- The price of liberation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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

Tatum, Beverly Daniel

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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: Basic Books 2017

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

Summary: In an unidentified French-speaking West African country, chaos reigns as civil war erupts. For the rebels, it's time to banish the 'white material' -- white folk and the trappings of white life. Among these is the Vial coffee plantation inhabited by Maria, her ex-husband Andre, their son Manuel, and his grandfather Bernard, a white family of French origin. Their terrified workers have fled,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WHI

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

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.56 HAY

Irving, Debby

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: For twenty-five years, Debby Irving sensed inexplicable racial tensions in her personal and professional relationships. As a colleague and neighbor, she worried about offending people she dearly wanted to befriend. As an arts administrator, she didn't understand why her diversity efforts lacked traction. As a teacher, she found her best efforts to reach out to students and families of color...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Elephant Room Press 2014

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