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Uncomfortable conversations with a black man / Emmanuel Acho.

Acho, Emmanuel, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Burlington Public Library 305.8009 ACHO 2020 39851001577940 New Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250800466
  • ISBN: 1250800463
  • Physical Description: viii, 244 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"An Oprah book"--Title page.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-244).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: You and me -- The name game: Black or African American? -- What do you see when you see me?: implicit bias -- The false start: white privilege -- Cite your sources or drop the class: cultural appropriation -- The mythical me: angry black men -- Nooooope!: the n-word -- Part II: Us and them -- The house always wins: systemic racism -- Shifting the narrative: reverse racism -- The fix: who's governing the government -- Thug life: justice for some -- Picking up the pieces: the Black family struggle -- Part III: We -- Love wins: the interracial family -- Good trouble: fighting for change -- Your presence is requested: how to be an ally -- Breaking the huddle: how to end racism.
Summary, etc.:
"In Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Acho takes on all the questions, large and small, insensitive and taboo, many white Americans are afraid to ask--yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than ever. With the same open-hearted generosity that has made his video series a phenomenon, Acho explains the vital core of such fraught concepts as white privilege, cultural appropriation, and "reverse racism." In his own words, he provides a space of compassion and understanding in a discussion that can lack both. He asks only for the reader's curiosity--but along the way, he will galvanize all of us to join the antiracist fight." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Racism > United States.
Anti-racism.
United States > Race relations.
Anti-racism.
Race relations.
Racism.
United States.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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