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

Author: Sarah Willie-LeBreton
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How different was it to be Black at an historically Black university versus a traditionally White one? Contains interviews with nearly sixty African-American men and women who either attended Northwestern University, a predominantly White school, or Howard University, a predominantly Black school, and reveals the intransigence of racism, the power of friendship, the difference of class inequality and the need for an  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Willie-LeBreton
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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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/800750443#Place\/usa<\/a>> # USA.<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"USA.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:sameAs<\/a> <http:\/\/d-nb.info\/gnd\/4078704-7<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/800750443#Topic\/collegestudent<\/a>> # Collegestudent<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Collegestudent<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
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