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At mama's knee : mothers and race in black and white

Author: April Ryan
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children. As a single African American mother in Baltimore, Ryan has struggled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ryan, April, 1967-
At mama's knee.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016051419
(OCoLC)949869705
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: April Ryan
ISBN: 9781442265646 1442265647
OCLC Number: 967842462
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of African American Literary Show Award for Best Non-Fiction 2017
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 137 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
More than a headline --
Born a statistic --
A mother's love --
The N word --
The faith of our mothers --
Mothers, presidents, and race --
A tale of two cities --
Assimilation --
Work/life balance --
Educating the future --
Conclusion a prayer for harmony --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: April Ryan.

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At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children. Through the stories of mothers from Hillary Clinton to Sybrina Fulton, we are reminded  Read more...

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[At Mama's Knee] is an engrossing read, and Ryan's commentary is vital to understanding the problems we face as Americans if we can ever expect to end our divisiveness. * Baltimore Magazine * "In Read more...

 
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