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I'm still here : black dignity in a world made for whiteness / Austin Channing Brown.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 305.896 (Text) 33062009003873 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library 305.896 BROW (Text) 34455006676031 Adult Non-Fiction 2nd FL Available -
Easton Main Library 305.896 B878i (Text) 31901004240810 Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 07/01/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524760854
  • ISBN: 1524760854
  • Physical Description: 185 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Convergent Books, [2018]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
White people are exhausting -- Playing spades -- The other side of harmony -- Ain't no friends here -- Whiteness at work -- Interlude: Why I love being a black girl -- White fragility -- Nice white people -- The story we tell -- Creative anger -- Interlude: How to survive racism in an organization that claims to be antiracist -- The ritual of fear -- A God for the accused -- We're still here -- Interlude: A letter to my son -- Justice, then reconciliation -- Standing in the shadow of hope.
Summary, etc.:
The author's first encounter with a racialized America came at age seven, when her parents told her they named her Austin to deceive future employers into thinking she was a white man. She grew up in majority-white schools, organizations, and churches, and has spent her life navigating America's racial divide as a writer, a speaker, and an expert helping organizations practice genuine inclusion. While so many institutions claim to value diversity in their mission statements, many fall short of matching actions to words. Brown highlights how white middle-class evangelicalism has participated in the rise of racial hostility, and encourages the reader to confront apathy and recognize God's ongoing work in the world.
Subject: Brown, Austin Channing.
African American women political activists > Biography.
African American Christians > Biography.
United States > Race relations.

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