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Living with Racism
     

Living with Racism

by Joe R. Feagin, Melvin P. Sikes, Melvin P. Sikes
 

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ISBN-10: 0807009253

ISBN-13: 9780807009253

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: Beacon Press

Based on the sometimes harrowing testimony of more than 200 Black respondents, this groundbreaking study exposes the depth and relentlessness of the racism that middle-class African Americans confront everyday.

'Feagin and Sikes . . . effectively drive home the point that 'mere' slights, racist jokes, common stereotyping-the myriad minor acts of prejudice and

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Based on the sometimes harrowing testimony of more than 200 Black respondents, this groundbreaking study exposes the depth and relentlessness of the racism that middle-class African Americans confront everyday.

'Feagin and Sikes . . . effectively drive home the point that 'mere' slights, racist jokes, common stereotyping-the myriad minor acts of prejudice and discrimination to which blacks are subjected even when separated by days or weeks-can gradually leave a sediment of bitterness and despair in the souls of black folk that makes normal interaction with whites very difficult.'

-The Texas Observer
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ISBN-13:
9780807009253
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
398
Sales rank:
754,119
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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