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They always said I would marry a white girl : coming to grips with race in America

Author: Robert M Moore, III.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Hamilton Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Robert Moore, whose African American identity today may be questioned by some because of his very light skin color, grew up in an all-white suburb of Philadelphia in the 1960s when the push to assimilate was blatant. An examination of the life experiences of people sometimes felt to be at the perimeter serves to point out that the racial categories of White and Black in American remain strong and impenetrable. The  Read more...
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Moore, Robert M., III.
They always said I would marry a white girl.
Lanham, Md. : Hamilton Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608415679
Online version:
Moore, Robert M., III.
They always said I would marry a white girl.
Lanham, Md. : Hamilton Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)609896399
Named Person: Robert M Moore, III.; Robert M Moore; Robert M Moore, III.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Moore, III.
ISBN: 0761837272 9780761837275
OCLC Number: 124069080
Description: vii, 128 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Straddling the fence --
Assimilation --
Invisibility --
A sense of difference --
Feelings of discomfort --
Different generations --
"Where did all the hippies go?" --
Social systems, identity, and interaction --
Situational contexts --
Dating: African Americans and whites --
Race and women --
Coming to grips with race in America.
Responsibility: Robert M. Moore.
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"Robert Moore, whose African American identity today may be questioned by some because of his very light skin color, grew up in an all-white suburb of Philadelphia in the 1960s when the push to assimilate was blatant. An examination of the life experiences of people sometimes felt to be at the perimeter serves to point out that the racial categories of White and Black in American remain strong and impenetrable. The book spans nearly fifty years beginning in the author's youth to a contemporary period when he is a sociology teacher in a university classroom."--BOOK JACKET.

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