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The heart of whiteness : confronting race, racism, and white privilege

Jensen, Robert, 1958-.
McNichols Campus Library
E 184 .A1 J425 2005

In The souls of Black folk, W.E.B. Du Bois wrote that the question whites wanted to ask him was: "How does it feel to be a problem?" Jensen writes that it is time for white America to reverse the direction of that question at the heart of color, and fully acknowledge that in the racial arena, they are the problem.

Power, race and culture : the evolution of a Black anthropologist

Hutchinson, Janis Faye.
McNichols Campus Library
GN 21 .H88 A3 2005

Examines race and race relations in the United States. Encourages readers to think about their histories in terms of social development, and to make their own observations about arace.

The soul of justice : social bonds and racial hubris

Willett, Cynthis.
McNichols Campus Library
HM 671 .W54 2001

Urban injustice : how ghettos happen

Hilfiker, David.
McNichols Campus Library
HV 4045 .H55 2002

Presents a history of the inner city, an analysis of the social forces that made it inevitable, and a description of poverty programs since the New Deal that were more successful than most realize at attaining the goals set out for them--modest ones for the poor, more ambitious ones for the middle class and wealthy.

White like me : reflections on race from a privileged son

Wise, Tim J..
McNichols Campus Library
E 185.615 .W565 2005

Activist, lecturer and director of the new Association for White Anti-Racist Education (AWARE), Wise works from anecdote rather than academic argument to recount his path to greater cultural awareness in a colloquial, matter-of-fact quasi-memoir that urges white people to fight racism "for our own sake."

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