So You Want to Talk about Race

So You Want to Talk about Race

by Ijeoma Oluo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580056779
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 9,937
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Ijeoma Oluo is a writer and speaker whose work on race has been featured in The Guardian, New York magazine, xoJane, Jezebel, and more. She is also an editor-at-large at The Establishment, and Seattle magazine named her "one of the most influential people" in Seattle.

Table of Contents

Introduction: So you want to talk about race 1

1 Is it really about race? 8

2 What is racism? 23

3 What if I talk about race wrong? 37

4 Why am I always being told to "check my privilege"? 53

5 What is intersectionality and why do I need it? 70

6 Is police brutality really about race? 83

7 How can I talk about affirmative action? 99

8 What is the school-to-prison pipeline? 121

9 Why can't I say the "N" word? 134

10 What is cultural appropriation? 142

11 Why can't I touch your hair? 153

12 What are microaggressions? 162

13 Why are our students so angry? 179

14 What is the model minority myth? 189

15 But what if I hate Al Sharpton 201

16 I just got called racist, what do I do now? 212

17 Talking is great, but what else can I do? 225

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So You Want to Talk About Race 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing and important book. I don't buy many books anymore but I'll be buying at least one of these.