White Lies: Race and the Myths of Whiteness
The acclaimed work that debunks our myths and false assumptions about race in America
Maurice Berger grew up hypersensitized to race in the charged environment of New York City in the sixties. His father was a Jewish liberal who worshiped Martin Luther King, Jr.; his mother a dark-skinned Sephardic Jew who hated black people. Berger himself was one of the few white kids in his Lower East Side housing project.
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WHITE LIES: Race and the Myths of WhitenessUser Review - Kirkus
A book that is both immensely interesting and ultimately frustrating: part autobiographical vignettes, part a collection of anecdotes and quotes by whites and blacks on how each group perceives the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - autumnesf - LibraryThing
This book is a collection of thoughts,encounters,and writings on racism. I'm not sure what I expected when I picked it up, but it wasn't this collection of information from so many people. This is not ... Read full review