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Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Revised Edition

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ISBN-10: 0465083617

ISBN-13: 9780465083619

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Beverly Daniel Tatum

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 1/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Beverly Daniel Tatum is the author of the Epilogue and the current President of Spelman College. She is also the author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race" (Basic Books) and "Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community" (Greenwood Publishing).

Introduction 1999
Introduction 1997
A Definition of Terms
Defining Racism "Can we talk?"
The Complexity of Identity "Who am I?"
Understanding Blackness in a White Context
The Early Years "Is my skin brown because I drink chocolate milk?"
Identity Development in Adolescence "Why are all the Black kids sitting Together in the cafeteria?"
Racial Identity in Adulthood "Still a work in progress..."
Understanding Whiteness in a White Context
The Development of White Identity "I'm not ethnic, I'm just normal."
White Identity and Affirmative Action "I'm in favor of affirmative action except when it comes to my jobs."
Beyond Black and White
Critical Issues in Latino, American Indian, and Asian Pacific American Identity Development "There's more than just Black and White, you know."
Identity Development in Multiracial Families "But don't the children suffer?"
Breaking the Silence
Embracing a Cross-Racial Dialogue "We were struggling for the words."
Getting Started: A Resource Guide