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Good white racist? : confronting your role in racial injustice / Kerry Connelly.

Connelly, Kerry, (author.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

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1 current hold with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 277.309 (Text) 33062009316747 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 08/15/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780664265748
  • ISBN: 066426574X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 167 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-167).
Summary, etc.:
"When it comes to race, most White Americans are obsessed with two things: defending our own inherent goodness and maintaining our own comfort levels. Too often, this means white people assume that to be racist, one has to be openly hateful and willfully discriminatory-you know, a bad person. And we know we're good, Christian people, right? But you don't have to be wearing a white hood or shouting racial epithets to be complicit in America's racist history and its ongoing systemic inequality. In Good* White Racist, Kerry Connelly exposes the ways white people participate in, benefit from, and unknowingly perpetuate racism-despite their best "good person" intentions. Good* White Racist unpacks the systems that maintain the status quo, keep white people comfortable and complicit, and perpetuate racism in the United States and elsewhere. Combining scholarly research with her trademark New Jersey snark, Connelly shows us that even though it may not be our fault or choice to participate in a racist system, we all do, and it's our responsibility to do something about it"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Racism > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Racism > United States.
Race discrimination > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Race discrimination > United States.
Whites > Race identity.
United States > Race relations.

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