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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
  • Author : Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2017-06-01
  • ISBN : 1408870576
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

'Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can't afford to stay silent. This book is an attempt to speak' The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION NARRATIVE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE JHALAK PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR A BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
  • Author : Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2019-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781635572957
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for January/February 2018 Sunday Times Bestseller Winner of the British Book Awards Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year Winner of the Jhalak Prize This is a book that was begging to be written . . . Essential." - Marlon James "The most important book for me this year." - Emma Watson "One of the most important books of 2017." - Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren''t affected by it. She posted a piece on her blog, entitled: "Why I''m No Longer Talking to White People About Race."Her words hit a nerve. The post went viral and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own experiences. Galvanized by this clear hunger for open discussion, she decided to dig into the source of these feelings. Exploring issues from eradicated black history to the political purpose of white dominance, whitewashed feminism to the inextricable link between class and race, Reni Eddo-Lodge offers a timely and essential new framework for how to see, acknowledge and counter racism. It is a searing, illuminating, absolutely necessary exploration of what it is to be a person of color in Britain today. Foyles Nonfiction Book of the Year Blackwell''s Nonfiction Book of the Year Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by: NPR The Guardian The Observer The Brooklyn Rail Cultured Vultures "This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we''ll no longer need such a book. Essential." - Marlon James, author of Man Booker Prize-winning A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS"This political, accessible and uncompromising book has got people talking about race and racism in Britain." - Guardian, "Books of the Year" "Searing ? A fresh perspective, offering an Anglocentric alternative to the recent status-quo-challenging successes of Get Out and Dear White People . This book''s probing analysis and sharp wit certainly make us pray she will continue talking to white people about race." - Harper''s Bazaar "A clear and convincing dissection of racism and the white denial that perpetuates it." - Our Best Adult Books of 2017 - Nonfiction, starred review, Shelf Awareness "A plainspoken, hard-hitting take on mainstream British society''s avoidance of race and the complexities and manifestations of racism . . . Eddo-Lodge''s crisp prose and impassioned voice implore white Britain to look beyond obvious racism to acknowledge the more opaque existence of structural racism . . . With this thoughtful and direct book, Eddo-Lodge stokes the very conversation that the title rejects." - Publishers Weekly "In her probing and personal narrative, Eddo-Lodge offers fresh insight into the way all racism is ultimately a ''white problem'' that must be addressed by commitment to action, no matter how small . . . A sharp, compelling, and impassioned book." - Kirkus Reviews "The provocative title is hard to ignore, and so is the book''s cover. Seen from afar, it appears to be called Why I''m No Longer Talking About Race, which is intriguing enough on its own. You have to look closer to see To White People hiding underneath it in debossed letters. It''s a striking visual representation of white people''s blindness to everyday, structural racism . . . It''s that boldness, that straight talk which makes this book memorable. Eddo-Lodge pushes readers to recognize that racism is a systemic problem that needs to be tackled by those who run the system." - NPR.org "You don''t have to live in the U.K. to recognize the issues of white privilege, class, feminism and structural racism that [Eddo-Lodge] explores in this essential book." - Silvia Vinas, NPR "Why I''m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge is a timely and sparky discussion about a vital subject." - Times Literary Supplement, "Books of the Year" "Her work, which began as a silent scream against white complicity to racism, has shifted the conversation in the U.K. . . . Though she may not be talking to white people about race, she has gotten a lot of people to listen." - Time Magazine "Reni Eddo-Lodge is that rarest of delights - a young, working-class black woman from Tottenham with a voice in public life ? This book is a real eye-opener when it comes to Britain''s hidden history of discrimination ? A book like this matters now." - Refinery29 "Eddo-Lodge explores the nuanced ways in which racial prejudice continues and is ignored." - Vogue "A must-read that expertly reflects the challenges of addressing structural racism." - starred review, Library Journal "A book that''s set to blow apart the understanding of race relations in this country." - Stylist "I found Why I''m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge timely and resonant. The author''s passages on intersectionality are particularly poignant. It''s a powerful and important read, relevant and accessible whatever your race." - Observer, "Books of the Year" "Thought-provoking (and deeply uncomfortable) ? What Eddo-Lodge does is to force her readers to confront their own complicity ? Her books is a call to action ? What makes the book radical is the way it shifts the burden of ending racism on to white people." - Sunday Herald "Offering extraordinary and articulate insights into contemporary race relations, "Why I''m No Longer Talking to White People About Race" is impressively informative, exceptionally well written, organized and presented, and an essential, core addition to both community and academic library Contemporary Social Issues in general, and Race Relations supplemental studies lists in particular." - Midwest Book Review "Why I''m No Longer Talking To White People About Race . . . look[s] at racial dynamics in the UK, and does so with intelligence and poignance. Eddo-Lodge''s journalism background makes the book the perfect mixture of fact and opinion, resulting in a book that will probably teach you a lot about Britain''s racist history." - Cultured Vultures, "10 Best Books of 2017" "Eddo-Lodge is digesting history for those white

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race
  • Author : Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2018-03-08
  • ISBN : 1408870584
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERFOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARBLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTIONSHORTLISTED FOR A BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZEThe book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today.

White Fragility

White Fragility
  • Author : Robin J. DiAngelo
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 2018
  • ISBN : 0807047414
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Explores counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequality.

Me and White Supremacy

Me and White Supremacy
  • Author : Layla F. Saad
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 2020-02-04
  • ISBN : 1728209811
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

"Layla Saad moves her readers from their heads into their hearts, and ultimately, into their practice. We won't end white supremacy through an intellectual understanding alone; we must put that understanding into action." —Robin DiAngelo, author of New York Times bestseller White Fragility Based off the original workbook, Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of color, and in turn, help other white people do better, too. When Layla Saad began an Instagram challenge called #meandwhitesupremacy, she never predicted it would spread as widely as it did. She encouraged people to own up and share their racist behaviors, big and small. She was looking for truth, and she got it. Thousands of people participated in the challenge, and over 90,000 people downloaded the Me and White Supremacy Workbook. The updated and expanded Me and White Supremacy takes the work deeper by adding more historical and cultural contexts, sharing moving stories and anecdotes, and including expanded definitions, examples, and and further resources. Awareness leads to action, and action leads to change. The numbers show that readers are ready to do this work—let's give it to them.

White privilege

White privilege
  • Author : Bhopal, Kalwant
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release : 2018-04-06
  • ISBN : 1447335996
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Why and how do those from black and minority ethnic communities continue to be marginalised? Despite claims that we now live in a post-racial society, race continues to disadvantage those from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. Kalwant Bhopal explores how neoliberal policy making has increased rather than decreased discrimination faced by those from non-white backgrounds. She also shows how certain types of whiteness are not privileged; Gypsies and Travellers, for example, remain marginalised and disadvantaged in society. Drawing on topical debates and supported by empirical data, this important book examines the impact of race on wider issues of inequality and difference in society.

How to Be Less Stupid About Race

How to Be Less Stupid About Race
  • Author : Crystal Marie Fleming
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 2018-09-18
  • ISBN : 0807050784
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A unique and irreverent take on everything that's wrong with our “national conversation about race”—and what to do about it How to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths and ridiculous misconceptions that have thoroughly corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, pop culture, media, and politics. Centuries after our nation was founded on genocide, settler colonialism, and slavery, many Americans are kinda-sorta-maybe waking up to the reality that our racial politics are (still) garbage. But in the midst of this reckoning, widespread denial and misunderstandings about race persist, even as white supremacy and racial injustice are more visible than ever before. Combining no-holds-barred social critique, humorous personal anecdotes, and analysis of the latest interdisciplinary scholarship on systemic racism, sociologist Crystal M. Fleming provides a fresh, accessible, and irreverent take on everything that’s wrong with our “national conversation about race.” Drawing upon critical race theory, as well as her own experiences as a queer black millennial college professor and researcher, Fleming unveils how systemic racism exposes us all to racial ignorance—and provides a road map for transforming our knowledge into concrete social change. Searing, sobering, and urgently needed, How to Be Less Stupid About Race is a truth bomb for your racist relative, friend, or boss, and a call to action for everyone who wants to challenge white supremacy and intersectional oppression. If you like Issa Rae, Justin Simien, Angela Davis, and Morgan Jerkins, then this deeply relevant, bold, and incisive book is for you.

White Like Me

White Like Me
  • Author : Tim Wise
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release : 2010-10
  • ISBN : 1458780910
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Flipping John Howard Griffin's classic Black Like Me, and extending Noel Ignatiev's How The Irish Became White into the present-day, Wise explores the meanings and consequences of whiteness, and discusses the ways in which racial privilege can harm not just people of color, but also whites. Using stories instead of stale statistics, Wise weaves a narrative that is at once readable and yet scholarly; analytical and yet accessible.

Progressive Racism

Progressive Racism
  • Author : David Horowitz
  • Publisher : Encounter Books
  • Release : 2016-04-26
  • ISBN : 1594038600
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Progressive Racism is about the transformation of the civil rights movement from a cause opposing racism—the denigration of individuals on the basis of their skin color - into a movement endorsing race preferences and privileges for select groups based on their skin color. It describes the tragic changes of this cause under the leadership of racial extortionists like Al Sharpton, who took a movement in support of American pluralism and turned it into a movement governed by a lynch mob mentality in which white Americans are regarded as guilty before the fact and African Americans are regarded as innocent even when the facts prove them guilty, even when their crimes are committed against other African Americans. The author of Progressive Racism, David Horowitz, is a witness to these events and betrayals. Horowitz was a participant in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and in 2001 led a national campaign against a proposal for “slavery reparations” that would have required Hispanic, Asian and other Americans who had no role in slavery to pay reparations to African Americans who were never slaves. Progressive Racism examines how the term “racism” has been drained of its original meaning and is now used as a weapon to bludgeon opponents into silence. It describes how the so-called civil rights movement has become an oppressor of African Americans by supporting a failed school system that blights the lives of millions of African American children and a welfare system that has destroyed the black family and created a “underclass” dependent on government charity. It is an indictment of the hypocrisy that today governs discourse on race issues, so that a lynch mob in Ferguson, Missouri seeking to hang a police officer because he was white can be described as a civil rights protest and be supported by the first African American president of the United States.