Search Our Online Inventory

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Online Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card

Would you like an Online Gift Card to Earthlight Books?

 

Familiar Links
 Last Word Books

Walla Walla:
Welcome Table Farm

 
 
 

Author Name    Tatum, Beverly Daniels

Title   Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations About Race

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Basic Books

ISBN Number    0465091296 / 9780465091294

Seller ID   SKU1033997

0465091296 Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Contains light to moderate highlighting, notes, underlining and/or other markings; satisfaction guaranteed. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

More Description

Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black youth seated together in the cafeteria. Of course, it's not just the Black kids sitting together--the White, Latino, Asian Pacific, and in some regions, American Indian youth, are clustered in their own groups, too. The same phenomenon can be observed in college dining halls, faculty lounges, and in corporate cafeterias.What is going on here? Is this self-segregation a problem we should try to fix, or a coping strategy we should support? How can we get past our reluctance to talk about racial issues to even discuss it? And what about the other questions we and our children have about race?Beverly Daniel Tatum is a renowned authority on the psychology of racism. She asserts that we do not know how to talk about our racial differences: Whites are afraid of using the wrong words and being perceived as "racist." Parents of color are afraid of exposing their children to painful racial realities too soon. Tatum understands that the vocabulary of race is loaded and that embarrassment and awkwardness often stymie conversations about this subject; yet, she believes that these obstacles can and must be overcome if we are to bring about change.In ""Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" And Other Conversations About Race, " Dr. Tatum provides us with a new way of thinking and talking about race through the lens of racial identity. She explains that all of us have a racial identity and must strive to affirm it. For people of color, the development of a constructive racial identity requires being able to recognize and reject the bombardment of negative stereotypes and to embrace a history of resistance and empowerment rather than passive victimization. For Whites, the challenge is to engage in a process of racial identity development which leads to an awareness of White privilege and a determination to actively work against injustice--and this requires the strength to reject a system that awards them, and to reclaim the legacy of White allies. For many, this is uncharted territory. This book provides a road map for those who want to make the journey and better understand the racial dynamics of their daily lives.Tatum extends her ideas about racial identity development beyond the usual Black-White paradigm to embrace the unique circumstances of Latinos, American Indians, Asians, as well as biracial youth. Also included is a list of resources for further reading as well as a list of books for parents and teachers to recommend to children of all ages.Using real-life examples and the latest research, Tatum presents strong evidence that straight talk about our racial identities--whatever they may be--is essential if we are serious about facilitating communication across racial and ethnic divides. We have waited far too long to begin our conversations about race. This remarkable book, infused with great wisdom and humanity, tells us where to start.

Price = 4.00 USD


Browse some related titles while you're here:
The DICTIONARY OF WAR QUOTATIONS, Wintle
The DICTIONARY OF WAR QUOTATIONS
Wintle
6.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Marx-Engels Dictionary., Russell, James
Marx-Engels Dictionary.
Russell, James
12.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment, Grossman, Mark
Encyclopedia of Capital Punishment
Grossman, Mark
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Life along the Silk Road
Whitfield, Susan
7.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations
2.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

A dictionary of European literature, designed as a companion to English studies
Magnus, Laurie
3.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

A Glossary of Faulkner's South, Brown, Calvin S.
A Glossary of Faulkner's South
Brown, Calvin S.
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

A History of Opera, Abbate, Carolyn; Parker, Roger
A History of Opera
Abbate, Carolyn; Parker, Roger
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Victorian Fiction: A Second Guide to Research
6.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Encyclopedia of Nationalism, Snyder, Louis Leo
Encyclopedia of Nationalism
Snyder, Louis Leo
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Places of English Literature: Literary Guide to the British Isles
Bidwell, Alice Townsend; Rosenstiel, Isabelle Denison
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag!

Music of Ancient Greece, Michaelides, S.
Music of Ancient Greece
Michaelides, S.
12.50 USD
Add to Book Bag!

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to earthlightbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie