So You Want to Talk About Race

Ranked #3 in Essay Writing, Ranked #9 in Racismsee more rankings.

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America
Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy--from police brutality to the mass incarceration of Black Americans--has put a media spotlight on racism in our society. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in-law take umbrage when you asked to touch her hair--and how do you make it right? How do you explain white privilege to your white, privileged friend?
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Mike Monteiro LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS BOOK! (Source)

Sarah Parcak @PJR23 @IjeomaOluo Amazing book! (Source)

Imani Gandy Corn I’m not really kidding. Ijeoma’s book is great for white people—because seriously, get a clue—but it’s also great for Black people who are sick and tired of trying to talk about race with clueless white people and end up frustrated and wanting to stab everything in sight. (Source)

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