The Resource White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing, (ebook)

White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing, (ebook)

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White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing
Title
White like her
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my family's story of race and racial passing
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eng
Summary
White Like Her: My Family's Story of Race and Racial Passing is the story of Gail Lukasik's mother's "passing," Gail's struggle with the shame of her mother's choice, and her subsequent journey of self-discovery and redemption. In the historical context of the Jim Crow South, Gail explores her mother's decision to pass, how she hid her secret even from her own husband, and the price she paid for choosing whiteness. Haunted by her mother's fear and shame, Gail embarks on a quest to uncover her mother's racial lineage, tracing her family back to eighteenth-century colonial Louisiana. In coming to terms with her decision to publicly out her mother, Gail changed how she looks at race and heritage. With a foreword written by Kenyatta Berry, host of PBS's Genealogy Roadshow, this unique and fascinating story of coming to terms with oneself breaks down barriers
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Midwest
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Genealogy roadshow (Television program)
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Lukasik, Gail
Dewey number
305.800973
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Kalina, Alvera Frederic
  • Lukasik, Gail
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Racially mixed women
  • Racially mixed women
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Mothers and daughters
  • African American women
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • African Americans
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adult
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White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781510724150
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12352867
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remote
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MWT12352867
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
White like her : my family's story of race and racial passing, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781510724150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12352867
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12352867
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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