Black Like Me

Author: John Howard Griffin
Publisher: Wings Press
ISBN: 1609401085
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This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.

Man In The Mirror

Author: Robert Bonazzi
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781570751189
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Describes the events that led a white American writer to darken his skin and live for a time as an African American in the Deep South

Black Like Me

Author: John Howard Griffin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780451192035
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This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.

White Like Me

Author: Tim Wise
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
ISBN: 1593764707
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With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Using stories from his own life, Tim Wise demonstrates the ways in which racism not only burdens people of color, but also benefits, in relative terms, those who are “white like him.” He discusses how racial privilege can harm whites in the long run and make progressive social change less likely. He explores the ways in which whites can challenge their unjust privileges, and explains in clear and convincing language why it is in the best interest of whites themselves to do so. Using anecdotes instead of stale statistics, Wise weaves a narrative that is at once readable and yet scholarly, analytical and yet accessible.

Black Like You

Author: John Strausbaugh
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781585425938
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Presents an analysis of American racial attitudes as reflected by the historical practice of "blackface," exploring its past role in entertainment, its continuing impact, and its role as a symbol of positive advances in modern race relations.

Black Like Kyra White Like Me

Author: Judith Vigna
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497683416
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Kyra is Christy’s best friend from the youth center. Matt and Julie are Christy’s best friends on her block. When Kyra’s African-American family moves into Christy’s white neighborhood, Christy learns a hard lesson about prejudice.

Another Black Like Me

Author: Elaine Pereira Rocha
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 9781443871785
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This book brings together authors from different institutions and perspectives and from researchers specialising in different aspects of the experiences of the African Diaspora from Latin America. It creates an overview of the complexities of the lives of Black people over various periods of history, as they struggled to build lives away from Africa in societies that, in general, denied them the basic right of fully belonging, such as the right of fully belonging in the countries where, by choice or force of circumstance, they lived. Another Black Like Me thus presents a few notable scenes from the long history of Blacks in Latin America: as runaway slaves seen through the official documentation denouncing as illegal those who resisted captivity; through the memoirs of a slave who still dreamt of his homeland; reflections on the status of Black women; demands for citizenship and kinship by Black immigrants; the fantasies of Blacks in the United States about the lives of Blacks in Brazil; a case study of some of those who returned to Africa and had to build a new identity based on their experiences as slaves; and the abstract representations of race and color in the Caribbean. All of these provide the reader with a glimpse of complex phenomena that, though they cannot be generalized in a single definition of blackness in Latin America, share the common element of living in societies where the definition of blackness was flexible, there were no laws of racial segregation, and where the culture on one hand tolerates miscegenation, and on the other denies full recognition of rights to Blacks.

Of Mice And Men

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143127276
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Presents a dramatization of the tragic story of the friendship between two migrant workers, George and Lenny, and their dream of owning a farm.

Out Of America

Author: Keith B. Richburg
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465021018
Size: 73.18 MB
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In this provocative and unvarnished account of his three years on the continent of his ancestors, Richburg takes us on an extraordinary journey that sweeps from Somalia to Rwanda to Zaire and finally to South Africa, and shows how he was forced to confront the divide within himself between his African racial heritage and his American cultural identity.

Black Like Us

Author: Devon W. Carbado
Publisher: Cleis Press
ISBN: 1573447145
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Chronicles one hundred years of African-American homosexual literature, from the turn-of-the-century writings of Alice Dunbar Nelson, to the Harlem Renaissance of Langston Hughes, to the emerging sexual liberation movements of the later postwar era as reflected by James Baldwin. Original.