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Nice White Ladies

By Jessie Daniels
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  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Isbn : 1541675851
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Social Science
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An acclaimed expert illuminates the distinctive role that white women play in perpetuating racism, and how they can work to fight it In a nation deeply divided by race, the “Karens” of the world are easy to villainize. But in Nice White Ladies, Jessie Daniels addresses the unintended complicity of even well-meaning white women. She reveals how their everyday choices harm communities of color. White mothers, still expected to be the primary parents, too often uncritically choose to send their kids to the “best” schools, collectively leading to a return to segregation. She addresses a feminism that pushes women of color aside, and a wellness industry that insulates white women in a bubble of their own privilege. Daniels then charts a better path forward. She looks to the white women who fight neo-Nazis online and in the streets, and who challenge all-white spaces from workplaces to schools to neighborhoods. In the end, she shows how her fellow white women can work toward true equality for all.

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  • Reads : 247
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Book Summary:

It's 1885 and five preachers sit around a campfire out West, trading stories of unlikely couples they've seen God bring together. This is one of those stories . . . He's a wild-West attorney and she's his beautiful client. Could she really be guilty of murder? Attorney Brock Daniels meets Grace Davenport in the least romantic setting he could imagine: the town jail. And yet her beauty and kindness capture his heart almost from the start. But Grace is facing a tough "jury" in this rough-and-tumble town. And the charges don't look good given her track record. This last one makes her a widow three times over, with each of her dead husbands worse than the last. Geoffrey ate poisoned mushrooms, Harry was so drunk he got thrown by a horse, and Billy Joe went missing after Grace chased him down and gave him what for at the saloon where he'd gambled away all their food money. Still, Brock is a skilled attorney. And Grace's son Jesse is determined to prove her innocence through researching case law at Brock's side until his mom is freed. In the end, Brock may be meeting Grace in front of a judge for an altogether more celebratory occasion . . . as soon as she's cleared. "A delightfully romantic tale." —Maggie Brendan, author of The Jewel of His Heart (on "And Then Came Spring" in A Bride for All Seasons) “Brownleyhas a way with words that keeps the reader interested until the last page.” —Romantic Times

Parable of the Brown Girl

By Khristi Lauren Adams
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Isbn : 1506455697
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 333
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Book Summary:

The stories of girls of color are often overlooked, unseen, and ignored rather than valued and heard. In Parable of the Brown Girl, minister and youth advocate Khristi Lauren Adams introduces readers to the resilience, struggle, and hope held within these stories. Instead of relegating these young women of color to the margins, Adams bring their stories front and center where they belong. By sharing encounters she's had with girls of color that revealed profound cultural and theological truths, Adams magnifies the struggles, dreams, wisdom, and dignity of these voices. Thought-provoking and inspirational, Parable of the Brown Girl is a powerful example of how God uses the narratives we most often ignore to teach us the most important lessons in life. It's time to pay attention.

Second Takes

By Carolyn Jess-Cooke,Constantine Verevis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Isbn : 1438430310
  • Pages : 263
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 771
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Book Summary:

The first collection of essays devoted to the phenomenon of the film sequel.

Handbook of Research on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education

By Keengwe, Jared
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Isbn : 1799852695
  • Pages : 380
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 338
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Book Summary:

There is growing pressure on teachers and faculty to understand and adopt best practices to work with diverse races, cultures, and languages in modern classrooms. Establishing sound pedagogy is also critical given that racial, cultural, and linguistic integration has the potential to increase academic success for all learners. To that end, there is also a need for educators to prepare graduates who will better meet the needs of culturally diverse learners and help their learners to become successful global citizens. The Handbook of Research on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education is a cutting-edge research book that examines cross-cultural perspectives, challenges, and opportunities pertaining to advancing diversity and social justice in higher education. Furthermore, the book explores multiple concepts of building a bridge from a monocultural pedagogical framework to cross-cultural knowledge through appropriate diversity education models as well as effective social justice practices. Highlighting a range of topics such as cultural taxation, intercultural engagement, and teacher preparation, this book is essential for teachers, faculty, academicians, researchers, administrators, policymakers, and students.

The Magnificent Heel: The Life and Films of Ricardo Cortez

By Dan Van Neste
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 592
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 225
  • File Pdf: the-magnificent-heel.pdf

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Families of Southeastern Georgia

By Jack N. Averitt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Genealogical Publishing Com
  • Isbn : 0806350997
  • Pages : 457
  • Category : Reference
  • Reads : 870
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Book Summary:

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The English In Canada Historical 3-Book Bundle

By Lucille H. Campey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Isbn : 1459729633
  • Pages : 1500
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 691
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Book Summary:

Lucille H. Campey’s acclaimed, groundbreaking series on English immigration to Canada is finally available in a collected volume with this complete, three-book edition. A must for genealogists and history lovers interested in the tremendous waves of English immigration to Canada, whose story has never been told in its full depth and detail until now. Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers: English Settlers in Atlantic Canada The first-ever comprehensive book written on early English immigration to Canada, Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers focuses on the factors that brought the English to Atlantic Canada. It traces English arrivals to their various settlements in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland, and considers their reasons for leaving their homeland. Who were they? When did they arrive? Were they successful? And what was their lasting impact? Drawing on wide-raging documentary resources, this book is essential reading for individuals wishing to trace English and Canadian family links. Seeking a Better Future: The English Pioneers of Ontario and Quebec The exodus from England that gathered pace during the 19th century accounted for the greatest part of the total emigration from Britain to Canada. And yet, while copious emigration studies have been undertaken on the Scots and the Irish, very little has been written about the English in Canada. Drawing on wide-ranging data collected from English record offices and Canadian archives, Seeking a Better Future considers why people left England and traces their destinations in Ontario and Quebec. Challenging the widely held assumption that emigration was primarily a flight from poverty, Campey reveals how the ambitious and resourceful English were strongly attracted by the greater freedoms and better livelihoods that could be achieved by relocating to Canada’s central provinces. Ignored but not Forgotten: Canada’s English Immigrants The great exodus from England to Canada peaked in the early 20th century, and although they were widely ignored in the past as an immigrant group, the English are now being given the attention they deserve. Drawing on wide-ranging documentary and statistical sources, Ignored but not Forgotten traces this major population movement on a region-by-region basis. Campey reveals the outstanding contributions by English immigrants to Canada’s settlement and development, and challenges the assumption that English Canadians were a privileged elite. In fact, most came from humble backgrounds. The book is essential reading for genealogists and general readers interested in why the English immigrated to Canada and the great scope of their achievements. What critics are saying "Campey’s chapters are well-written and hold the readers attention." — GenealogyMagazine.com "A major addition to the literature for those looking for insight into their pioneer immigrant ancestor experience." — Anglo-Celtic Connections "[Lucille Campey] has distilled a copious amount of research.... informative and engaging." — The British Columbia Genealogist

What The Tide Brings Back

By Rob Starr
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Austin Macauley Publishers
  • Isbn : 1398411469
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 632
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Book Summary:

Jesse is drawn to the sea off Brighton Beach. Having newly joined a local sea swimming club he has at last found a way to clear his head from the nightmares that have terrorised him since birth. But what Jesse doesn’t see, what lies beneath him as he swims around the Brighton Palace Pier each morning, is a mystery from the past that will once again come to the surface with deadly consequences. Lilly Baker died in 1834 during a terrible storm that ravaged the old Brighton Chain Pier and sent it crashing into a raging sea. But Lilly’s need for revenge was too strong to die with her and has haunted the Brighton Sea Swimming Club for nearly two hundred years. Lilly won’t rest until everyone pays the ultimate price for her loss. Jesse can’t rest until the terrible nightmares stop haunting him.

In God''s Country

By Douglas Kennedy
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Abacus
  • Isbn : 1405511532
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 587
  • File Pdf: in-god-s-country.pdf

Book Summary:

Though much has been written about the political implications of the religious revival which has engulfed America in recent years, a question remains unanswered: what pushes its people into ''declaring for Jesus''? Douglas Kennedy spent a long hot summer cruising through that expanse of the American South known as ''The Bible Belt'' exploring that question. In a remarkable journey into one of the strangest corners of the United States, Kennedy finds himself spending time in Miami with a one-time member of the Mafia turned charismatic preacher, discovering Christian heavy metal music in Nashville, and visiting Death Row in South Carolina with an evangelist who ministers to the condemned. Repeatedly discovering the extraordinary within the ordinary, IN GOD''S COUNTRY is a profound, yet brilliantly entertaining exploration of life in late twentieth century America.

American Antifa

By Stanislav Vysotsky
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 0429560192
  • Pages : 206
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 564
  • File Pdf: american-antifa.pdf

Book Summary:

Since the election of President Trump and the rise in racist and white supremacist activity, the militant antifascist movement known as antifa has become increasingly active and high profile in the United States. This book analyzes the tactics, culture, and practices of the movement through a combination of social movement studies and critical criminological perspectives. Based on extensive fieldwork and interviews with activists, this book is the first scholarly sociological analysis of contemporary antifascist activism in the United States. Drawing on social movement studies, subculture studies and critical criminology, it explains antifa's membership, their ideology, strategy, tactics and use of culture as a weapon against the far right. It provides the most detailed account of this movement and also cuts through much of the mythology and common misunderstandings about it. This book will be of interest to scholars and students in sociology, political science, anthropology, criminology, and history; however, a general audience would also be interested in the explanation of what drives antifa tactics and strategy in light of the high-profile conflicts between fascists and antifascists.