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The black friend : on being a better white person / Frederick Joseph.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs--creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice. Features conversations with Jemele Hill, Angie Thomas, Naima Cochrane and others. -- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 323.1196 JOS 2020 (Text) 33892100688747 Young Adult New Books Book None 01/05/2021 Checked out 05/25/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781536217018
  • Physical Description: xviii, 254 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Introduction -- We want you to see race -- We can enjoy Ed Sheeran, BTS, and Cardi B -- Certain things are racist, even if you don't know it -- You could at least try to pronounce my name correctly -- This isn't a fad: this is my culture -- So your friend is racist. What should you do? -- No. You can't. No. You shouldn't. And don't ask that -- No, I didn't get here by Affirmative Action (and if I did, so what?) -- Let's not do oppression olympics -- We don't care what your black, brown, or Asian friend said was okay (F.U.B.U.) -- In the end: we don't need allies: we need accomplices -- An encyclopedia of racism -- People and things to know -- The black friend playlist.
Summary, etc.:
Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs--creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice. Features conversations with Jemele Hill, Angie Thomas, Naima Cochrane and others. -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Interracial friendship.
United States > Race relations.
United States > Ethnic relations.

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