So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo Author

This is THE book on race we've been waiting for. Ijeoma Oluo turns her wise and brilliant brain to the task of teaching the basics to anyone who's ever felt confused, hurt, tongue-tied, conflicted, ignorant, or ignored on the topic of racism and how to create a less racist world. Self-examination, recognition and repair when we or others around us screw up, empathy, and understanding the history of race and racism are all key components here, and Oluo lays it out clearly and in a way that anyone can understand and learn from. Intersectionality, history from the origins of white privilege to the Black Lives Matter movement, and so many points in between, this is a book for everyone. Get one for yourself and donate one to your local high school. Then get out there and start, or keep having, those important conversations.

(This book may contain a small, black sharpie mark on the bottom edge, so that it can't be returned to a different wholesaler.)

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Comments & Reviews

6/1/2020

“Oluo gives us–both white people and people of color–that language to engage in clear, constructive, and confident dialogue with each other about how to deal with racial prejudices and biases.”
–National Book Review
Agreed. - Kristine