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Race Manners

Navigating the Minefield Between Black and White Americans

Arcade Publishing,
E-Book ( EPUB mit Adobe DRM )
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Kurzbeschreibung

On a plane, a black passenger nervously scrutinizes an ArabAmerican passenger. In front of a store, a white woman clutches her purse as a black man walks by. In conversation, the topic of race comes up and both people wonder what they are willing to sayand what they are not. Each scenario reveals that how we act and react to each other on a daily basis stems from racial assumptions, biases, and misunderstandings. Some we acknowledge, others we overlook. In the wake of 9/11, confronting race relations in America is as daunting as it is necessary. Race Manners shows us how we can begin a civilized, meaningful dialoguenot with evasive abstractions, but with practicality and candor. Bruce A. Jacobs, a tireless speaker, has traveled the country over the past six years, learning and listening as people reacted to the first edition of this book and told him their own stories. In this newest edition, here is a candid assessment of and guide to improving race relations that offers honest clarity on fear of crime and terrorism, the role of rage talk media, the problem with tolerance, race in pop music from Elvis to Eminem and beyond, the N-word, and much more.

Details

Titel: Race Manners
Autoren/Herausgeber: Bruce A. Jacobs

ISBN/EAN: 9781628721430

Seitenzahl: 288
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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