White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
Publish date: December 21st 2004
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
, Social Movements
, Social Justice
, Anti Racist
Off and on, I've been exposed to the concepts of white racism or white privilege. That is, people try to teach me about it, and I do try to learn, although I fear that I'm a dull and slow student. This all began many years ago when I met a man named Horace Seldon while jogging around Lake Quannapowi...
The U.S. has its first black president, but race is still a hot topic. Being born white, it's easy to overlook the advantages that society provides for its preferred citizens. White Like Me helps to open our eyes to institutionalized racism in its subtlest of forms.