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I'm still here : black dignity in a world made for whiteness

Author: Austin Channing Brown
Publisher: New York : Convergent Books, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The author's first encounter with a racialized America came at age seven, when her parents told her they named her Austin to deceive future employers into thinking she was a white man. She grew up in majority-white schools, organizations, and churches, and has spent her life navigating America's racial divide as a writer, a speaker, and an expert helping organizations practice genuine inclusion. While so many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Austin Channing Brown
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Channing Brown
ISBN: 9781524760854 1524760854
OCLC Number: 1034000935
Description: 185 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: White people are exhausting --
Playing spades --
The other side of harmony --
Ain't no friends here --
Whiteness at work --
Interlude: Why I love being a black girl --
White fragility --
Nice white people --
The story we tell --
Creative anger --
Interlude: How to survive racism in an organization that claims to be antiracist --
The ritual of fear --
A God for the accused --
We're still here --
Interlude: A letter to my son --
Justice, then reconciliation --
Standing in the shadow of hope.
Other Titles: I am still here
Black dignity in a world made for whiteness
Responsibility: Austin Channing Brown.

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From a leading new voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of what it's like to grow up black, Christian, and female in white America, in this idea-driven memoir about how her determined  Read more...

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What a stunning debut from a seasoned racial justice leader. Austin does double duty by fiercely affirming blackness while simultaneously unveiling and demystifying the subtle effects of white Read more...

 
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