How to make a slave and other essays / Jerald Walker
Book | Mad Creek Books, an imprint of The Ohio State University Press | 2020
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Description
viii, 151 pages ; 22 cm.
Series
21st century essays
21st century essays.
Contents
How to make a slave -- Dragon slayers -- Before grief -- Inauguration -- Kaleshion -- The heritage room -- Unprepared -- Feeding pigeons -- Breathe -- The heart -- Balling -- Testimony -- Smoke -- Wars -- Simple -- The designated driver -- Strippers -- Thieves -- Once more to the ghetto -- Race stories -- Advice to a family man.
Summary
"Personal essays exploring identity, family, and community through the prism of race and black culture. Confronts the medical profession's racial biases, shopping while black at Whole Foods, the legacy of Michael Jackson, raising black boys, haircuts that scare white people, racial profiling, and growing up in Southside Chicago"-- Provided by publisher.
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Essays. Selections
ISBN
9780814255995 (paperback)
081425599X (paperback)
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