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The Resource Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America, George Yancy ; foreword by Cornel West

Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America, George Yancy ; foreword by Cornel West

Label
Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America
Title
Backlash
Title remainder
what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America
Statement of responsibility
George Yancy ; foreword by Cornel West
Title variation
What happens when we talk honestly about racism in America
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When George Yancy penned a New York Times op-ed entitled 'Dear White America' asking white Americans to confront the ways that they benefit from racism, he knew his article would be controversial. But he was unprepared for the flood of vitriol in response. The resulting blowback played out in the national media, with critics attacking Yancy in every form possible--including death threats--and supporters rallying to his side. Despite the rhetoric of a 'post-race' America, Yancy quickly discovered that racism is still alive, crude, and vicious in its expression. In Backlash, Yancy expands upon the original article and chronicles the ensuing controversy as he seeks to understand what it was about the op-ed that created so much rage among so many white readers. He challenges white Americans to rise above the vitriol and to develop a new empathy for the African American experience."--Dust jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yancy, George,
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.Y36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
West, Cornel,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racism
  • Race awareness
  • Whites
  • African Americans
  • Anti-racism
  • African Americans
  • Whites
  • United States
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Label
Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America, George Yancy ; foreword by Cornel West
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-138) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: The end of white innocence / Cornel West -- Introduction: Talking about racism: when honesty feels like too much to bear -- The letter: Dear white America -- Dear nigger professor -- Risking the white self -- Accepting the gift
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 147 pages
Isbn
9781538104057
Lccn
2017051936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1022988891
  • (OCoLC)1022988891
  • 2380214
Label
Backlash : what happens when we talk honestly about racism in America, George Yancy ; foreword by Cornel West
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-138) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: The end of white innocence / Cornel West -- Introduction: Talking about racism: when honesty feels like too much to bear -- The letter: Dear white America -- Dear nigger professor -- Risking the white self -- Accepting the gift
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiv, 147 pages
Isbn
9781538104057
Lccn
2017051936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1022988891
  • (OCoLC)1022988891
  • 2380214

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