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The Lessons of Ubuntu : How an African Philosophy Can Inspire Racial Healing in America.

Author: Mark Mathabane
Publisher: La Vergne : Skyhorse Publishing, 2018.
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Mark Mathabane touched the hearts of millions with his sensational memoir, Kaffir Boy, . A book highly-praised by Oprah and President Clinton for inspiring hope, Kaffir Boy described the effects of South Africa's system of legalized racism and oppression on black lives in vivid prose. The book won the prestigious Christopher Award, was a finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy award, rose to No. 3 on The New York Times  Read more...
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Mathabane, Mark.
Lessons of Ubuntu : How an African Philosophy Can Inspire Racial Healing in America.
La Vergne : Skyhorse Publishing, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Mathabane
ISBN: 9781510712621 1510712623
OCLC Number: 1028953814
Notes: About the Author.
Description: 1 online resource (178 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Half-Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface: Learning the Language and Lessons of Ubuntu; Introduction: Why We Are All Africans; Part One: The Ten Obstacles to Racial Healing; Chapter 1: The Teaching of Hatred; Chapter 2: Racial Classification; Chapter 3: Profiling; Chapter 4: Mutual Distrust; Chapter 5: Black Bigotry; Chapter 6: Dehumanization; Chapter 7: The Church and White Supremacy; Chapter 8: Lack of Empathy; Chapter 9: The Myth That Blacks and Whites Are Monolithic; Chapter 10: Self-Segregation: American Apartheid. Part Two: The Ten Principles of Ubuntu: The Keys to Racial HealingChapter 11: Empathy: Listening Instead of Labeling; Chapter 12: Compromise: Talking to the Enemy; Chapter 13: Learning: The Power of Education; Chapter 14: Nonviolence: The Key to Social Change; Chapter 15: Change: Even Racists Can Be Transformed; Chapter 16: Forgiveness: The Pathway to Healing; Chapter 17: Restorative Justice: Saving the Future; Chapter 18: Love: Healing through Agape; Chapter 19: Spirituality: The Instrument of Our Common Humanity; Chapter 20: Hope: Rebirth of the American Dream; Epilogue; Acknowledgments.

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Mark Mathabane touched the hearts of millions with his sensational memoir, Kaffir Boy, . A book highly-praised by Oprah and President Clinton for inspiring hope, Kaffir Boy described the effects of South Africa's system of legalized racism and oppression on black lives in vivid prose. The book won the prestigious Christopher Award, was a finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy award, rose to No. 3 on The New York Times bestsellers list, and to No. 1 on the Washington Post list. It is required reading in schools across the country. In his latest book The Language of Ubuntu, Mathabane uses his experie.

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