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Acting Black : college, identity, and the performance of race

Author: Sarah Susannah Willie
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores what it is like to be black on campus though the experiences of black students at both predominantly white and predominantly black universities, within a timeline of black education in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Susannah Willie
ISBN: 0415944090 9780415944090 0415944104 9780415944106 9780203449547 0203449541
OCLC Number: 50417241
Description: xi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Blacks in college : past and present --
One Black in college : Quaker friends and Baptist sisters --
Methodist Northwestern and Congregationalist Howard briefly introduced --
The ivory tower : life at Northwestern --
The ebony tower : life at Howard --
Coda, "everybody used to be radical" --
Race --
Blackness --
Implications.
Responsibility: Sarah Susannah Willie.
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"Sarah Willie analyzes the array of experiences that constitute what it means to be Black for African American students. She challenges fixed notions of race, showing how Black students negotiate Read more...

 
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