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"I'm Not a Racist, But . . ."

The Moral Quandary of Race

by Lawrence Blum

<p>Not all racial incidents are racist incidents, Lawrence Blum says. "We need a more varied and nuanced moral vocabulary for talking about the arena of race. We should not be faced with a choice of 'racism' or nothing." Use of the word "racism"

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'Hang Onto These Words'

Johnny David's Delgamuukw Evidence

by Antonia Mills

<p>In 1985 and 1986, ninety-year-old Witsuwit'en Chief, Maxlaxlex – or Johnny David as he is better known - was the first Witsuwit'en to give Commission Evidence in the <em>Delgamuukw</em> land claims case in which the Witsuwit'en and Gitxsan of

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'Race', Housing and Social Exclusion

by Steele, Andy

The contributors analyse the implications of social exclusion, offering suggestions for good practice in the allocation of housing for black and other ethnic minority groups. This book shows how racism and the shortage of housing workers from ...

ISBN: 9781846422980

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“Métis”

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

by Chris Andersen

<p>Ask any Canadian what “Métis” means, and they will likely say “mixed race.” Canadians consider Métis mixed in ways that other indigenous people are not, and the census and courts have premised their recognition of Métis status on this ...

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100 Questions and Answers About Arab Americans

Clear, essential facts about the culture, customs, language, religion, origins and politics of the millions of Arab Americans living in the United States

by Michigan State University School of Journalism & Jack G. Shaheen

<p>This simple, introductory guide answers 100 of the basic questions people ask about Arab Americans in everyday conversation. Most of the work was done in the Detroit area, home to the highest concentration of Arabs in the United States. Find ...

ISBN: 9781939880611

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100 Questions and Answers About Hispanics and Latinos

A cultural competence guide to understanding the diversity of the largest minority group in the United States including Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Salvadorans, Cubans and more

by Michigan State University School of Journalism

<p>This simple, introductory guide answers 100 of the questions people ask in everyday conversation. It covers the basics of Hispanic and Latino identity, terms, geography, language, religion, social norms, politics, immigration and deportation,

ISBN: 9781939880499

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2017 Justice Department Civil Rights Investigation of the Chicago Police Department: Complete Report of Findings, Pattern of Unconstitutional Use of Force, Deficient Accountability Systems, Reform

by Progressive Management

<p>This significant report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It reproduces the complete report from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division about the practices of the ...

ISBN: 9781370392278

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3 or 4 Years an Indian

by Styles, Cindy

A little story about one girl's attempt to claim her heritage, and the maneuvering by the Canadian government to discredit that heritage. This book contains a "gift of words" for Toronto, with views on substance abuse presented in the spirit of

ISBN: 9781460272626

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50 Events that Shaped Latino History: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic [2 volumes]

by Lilia Fernández

<p>What are the historical events most key to shaping Latino culture? This book provides detailed and broad coverage of the 50 most pivotal developments across more than 500 years' time that have shaped the Latino experience, offering primary ...

ISBN: 9781440837630

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A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism

by Ato Quayson & Girish Daswani

<p><em>A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism</em> offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that ...

ISBN: 9781118320648

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A Country of Strangers

Blacks and Whites in America

by David K. Shipler

<p><strong>A Country of Strangers</strong> is a magnificent exploration of the psychological landscape where blacks and whites meet. To tell the story in human rather than abstract terms, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David K. Shipler ...

ISBN: 9781101973592

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A Cry For Justice

by Jessie B. Evans-Hayes

<p>&nbsp;Like the majority of institutions in America, the U.S. Postal Service policy, practice, and/or procedure appear neutral. Truthfully, it has a disproportionately negative impact on members of a racial or ethnic minority group.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781682137277

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A Guest in the House of Hip-Hop

How Rap Music Taught a Kid from Kentucky What a White Ally Should Be

by Mickey Hess

<p>Born in rural Kentucky, Mickey Hess grew up listening to the militant rap of Public Enemy while living in a place where the state song still included the word “darkies.” Listening to hip-hop made Hess think about what it meant to be white, ...

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A Historic Context for the African-American Military Experience: Before the Civil War, Blacks in Union and Confederate Army, Buffalo Soldier, Scouts, Spanish-American War, World War I and II

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army recognizes and highlights the contributions of African Americans to the military history of the United States. This is accomplished

ISBN: 9781311801036

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A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States

by Frederick Law Olmsted

<p>Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) was a journalist and landscape designer who is regarded as the founder of American landscape architecture: his most famous achievement was Central Park in New York, of which he became the superintendent in ...

ISBN: 9788826063874

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A Kid from the Bronx

by Norman Weistuch, Ph.D.

<p>I grew up in the Bronx during turbulent times. I was in elementary school during the first desegregation of the public schools in the early 1960s. This and my idealism formation during the late 1960s had a big impact on my values and my ...

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A More Beautiful and Terrible History

The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

by Jeanne Theoharis

<p><strong>Praised by <em>The New York Times</em>; <em>O, The Oprah Magazine</em>; <em>Bitch Magazine</em>; <em>Slate;</em> <em>Publishers Weekly</em>; and more, this is “a bracing corrective to a national mythology” (<em>New York Times</em>) ...

ISBN: 9780807075883

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A Past That Won't Rest

Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

by Jim Lucas

<p>Contributions by Howard Ball, Peter Edelman, Aram Goudsouzian, Robert E. Luckett Jr., Ellen B. Meacham, Stanley Nelson, and Charles L. Overby</p> <p><em>A Past That Won't Rest: Images of the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi</em> collects

ISBN: 9781496816528

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A Shadow over Palestine

The Imperial Life of Race in America

by Keith P. Feldman

<p>Upon signing the first U.S. arms agreement with Israel in 1962, John F. Kennedy assured Golda Meir that the United States had “a special relationship with Israel in the Middle East,” comparable only to that of the United States with Britain. ...

ISBN: 9781452944876

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A Space for Race

Decoding Racism, Multiculturalism, and Post-Colonialism in the Quest for Belonging in Canada and Beyond

by Kathy Hogarth & Wendy L. Fletcher

<p><em>A Space for Race</em> engages in a critical examination of some of the major discourses related to original/settler/immigrant and, particularly, racialized belonging. In the course of this examination, the book explores the various themes

ISBN: 9780190858933

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