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Skin Deep: Black Women & White Women Write about Race


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Twenty selections explore contemporary relationships between Black and white women, questions of identity, and competition for equality

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Introduction / Marita Golden — Introduction / Susan Richards Shreve — High yellow white trash / Lisa Page — Whitegirls / Marita Golden — The racism of well-meaning white people / Naomi Wolf — Overhand and underhand / Retha Powers — Negative / Joyce Carol Oates — Recitatif / Toni Morrison — What Tina has to do with it / Beverly Lowry — Legacies and ghosts / Patricia Browning Griffith — Adjustments / Mary Morris — Prudential Life Insurance / Susan Richards Shreve — Across the glittering sea / Jewelle Gomez — Loving across the boundary / Ann Filemyr — The revenge of Hannah Kemhuff / Alice Walker — Tulsa, 1921 / Susan Straight — A worn path / Eudora Welty — Contents under pressure : white woman/black history / Catherine Clinton — Reaching across the feminist racial divide / Dorothy Gilliam — Feminism in black and white / bell hooks — Hello, stranger / Gayle Pemberton — "Are we so different?" : a dialogue between an African-American and a white social worker / Cathleen Gray, Shirley Bryant.

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Black Women & White Women Write about Race
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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies

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