Uprooting racism: how white people can work for racial justice

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New Society Publishers, 1995 - Social Science - 243 pages
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Uprooting Racism is a guide for white people struggling to understand and end racism while supporting anti-racism work. It highlights the many ways in which concerned white people can play an active role in confronting white racism.Uprooting Racism helps the reader understand racism and explore its manifestations in politics, work, community, and family life. It moves beyond the definition and unlearning of racism to address the many areas of privilege for white people and suggests ways for individuals and groups to challenge the structures of racism. Uprooting Racism features exercises, questions, and suggestions to engage, challenge assumptions, and motivate the reader towards social action.

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Review: Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice

User Review  - Julie Ariano - Goodreads

Interesting, informative, and, for a white person such myself, helpful in deepening my understanding of issues surrounding whiteness and race, racism, and race relations. Easy to read and thought-provoking. Read full review

Review: Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice

User Review  - ReGina - Goodreads

The concepts in this book are good, and I think the overall message is effective. However, it seriously annoyed me that the book takes the position that the reader is a clueless, white male (at least ... Read full review


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