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Author Simien, Justin.

Title Dear white people : a guide to inter-racial harmony in "post-racial" America / Justin Simien.

Publication Info. New York : Atria/37Ink, 2014.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  818.602 SIMIEN    AVAILABLE
Edition First 37 Ink/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Description 149 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents Start here -- Black myth busters: post-racism -- Please stop touching my hair -- Microaggressions -- Please stop insisting that you're "practically black" -- The n-word: a decision tree -- Black myth busters: welfare -- Reality TV is the new blackface -- Guide to mistrelsy in reality TV -- Should you wear blackface? a decision tree -- The minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has been raised to two -- Tokens -- Who's black? -- We don't know why Kanye West did that -- Are you post-racist? -- Here's the thing about Michael Jackson -- Black myth busters: dancing -- Why does the white version do better? -- Black myth busters: sports -- There are shades of black -- The paper bag test -- Black myth busters: affirmative action -- So you've decided to "go black" and not come back -- Black myth busters: giant penises -- Why you can't have a Dear Black People or a white history month.
Summary "Right out of college, Justin Simien wrote a screenplay about the nuanced experiences of four black students on a predominantly white college campus ... Channeling the sensibility of the film into this book, Simien will keep you laughing with his humorous observations if you haven't seen the satiric film, [including quizzes to determine whether you've become the Token Black Friend]"--Amazon.com.
Subject Whites -- United States -- Humor.
Race awareness -- Humor.
Race awareness. (OCoLC)fst01086455
Whites. (OCoLC)fst01174816
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Humor. (OCoLC)fst01423696
ISBN 9781476798097 (hardback)
1476798095 (hardback)

 
    
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