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Author Joseph, Frederick (Activist), author.

Title The Black friend : on being a better white person / Frederick Joseph.

Publication Info. Sommerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Fiction  New Shelf  305.8 JOS    On Display
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 254 pages ; 22 cm
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Summary Frederick Joseph call up race-related anecdotes from his past, explaining why they were hurtful and how he might handle things now. Each chapter features the voice of at least one artist or activist, including Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give; April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite; Jemele Hill, sports journalist and podcast host; and eleven others.-- Adapted from inside front jacket flap.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (pages 245-247) and index.
Contents We want you to see race -- We can enjoy Ed Sheeran, BTS, and Cardi B -- Certain things are racist, even if you don't know it -- You could at least try to pronounce my name correctly -- This isn't a fad : this is my culture -- So your friend is racist. What should you do? -- No. You can't. No. You shouldn't. And don't ask that -- No, I didn't get here by affirmative action (and if I did, so what?) -- Let's not do oppression olympics -- We don't care what your Black, brown, or Asian friend said was okay (F.U.B.U.) -- In the end : we don't need allies, we need accomplices -- An encyclopedia of racism -- People and things to know -- The "Black friend" playlist.
Subject Joseph, Frederick (Activist) -- Juvenile literature.
Race awareness -- Juvenile literature.
Anti-racism -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Racism -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature.
Whites -- Attitudes -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Young adult nonfiction.
Informational works.
ISBN 9781536217018 (hardcover)
1536217018 (hardcover)

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