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We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation / Jeff Chang.

Chang, Jeff, (author.).
Book Book (2016.)
Description: 192 pages ; 18 cm
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2016.
9 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Bunker Hill Community College.
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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Bunker Hill Community College Stacks E184 .A1 C4424 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0312429487
  • ISBN: 9780312429485
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-188).
Contents: Introduction : The crisis cycle -- Is diversity for white people? On fearmongering, picture taking, and avoidance -- What a time to be alive : on student protest -- The odds : on cultural equity -- Vanilla cities and their chocolate suburbs : on resegregation -- Hands up : on Ferguson -- The in-betweens : on Asian Americanness -- Conclusion : making lemonade.
Summary: "In his most recent book, Who We Be, Jeff Chang looked at how art and culture effected massive social changes in American society. Since the book was published, the country has been gripped by waves of racial discord, most notably the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. In these highly relevant, powerful essays, Chang examines some of the most contentious issues in the current discussion of race and inequality. Built around a central essay looking at the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the events in Ferguson, Missouri, surrounding the death of Michael Brown, Chang questions the value of "the diversity discussion" in an era of increasing racial and economic segregation. He unpacks the return of student protest across the country and reveals how the debate over inclusion and free speech was presaged by similar protests in the 1980s and 1990s. The author of Can't Stop Won't Stop looks at how culture impacts our understanding of the politics of this polarized moment. Throughout these essays Chang includes the voices of many of the leading activists as he charts how popular voices on the ground and in social media have catalyzed the push for protest and change."-- Provided by publisher.
Alternate Title: We're goin' to be alright
We're gonna be alright
We're going to be alright
Notes on race and resegregation
Citation: Chang, Jeff. "We gon' be alright : notes on race and resegregation." New York : Picador, 2016.

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