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Living with Racism: The Black Middle-Class Experience By Joe R. Feagin Melvin P. Sikes,

  • Title: Living with Racism: The Black Middle-Class Experience
  • Author: Joe R. Feagin Melvin P. Sikes
  • ISBN: 9780807009253
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback
  • Based on the sometimes harrowing testimony of than 200 Black respondents, this groundbreaking study exposes the depth and relentlessness of the racism that middle class African Americans confront everyday Feagin and Sikes effectively drive home the point that mere slights, racist jokes, common stereotyping the myriad minor acts of prejudice and discriminatioBased on the sometimes harrowing testimony of than 200 Black respondents, this groundbreaking study exposes the depth and relentlessness of the racism that middle class African Americans confront everyday Feagin and Sikes effectively drive home the point that mere slights, racist jokes, common stereotyping the myriad minor acts of prejudice and discrimination to which blacks are subjected even when separated by days or weeks can gradually leave a sediment of bitterness and despair in the souls of black folk that makes normal interaction with whites very difficult The Texas Observer Related Products
    Living with Racism The Black Middle Class Experience Based on the sometimes harrowing testimony of than Black respondents this groundbreaking study exposes the depth and relentlessness of the racism that middle class African Americans confront ever

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    1. Mel Sikes was a mentor of mine while I attended graduate school at UT Austin I worked in his office in the mid 1980s, in fact, as he neared retirement from the College of Education We remained friends until his passing.This book was difficult for me to read It places the reader in the position of those who experience racism first hand The debilitating effects on the individual are discussed in detail Oddly enough, although Caucasian and having ancestors who fought in the American Revolutionary W [...]

    2. Living with Racism is primarily concerned with defining and recording the experiences of middle and upper class African Americans with racism Though dated, many of the experiences shared by the those surveyed still occur to this day However, where the book misses the mark is too much emphasis on anecdotal experiences to extrapolate the experiences for the majority of African Americans This book could really be improved with the inclusion of statistical data and facts about how African Americans [...]

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