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Main Title "And don't call me a racist!" : a treasury of quotes on the past, present, and future of the color line in America /
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Author Title of a Work
Mazel, Ella.
Publisher Argonaut Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 40733274
Subjects United States--Race relations--Quotations, maxims, etc. ; Racism--United States--Quotations, maxims, etc. ; African Americans--Civil rights--Quotations, maxims, etc. ; African Americans--Quotations.
Holdings
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EHAM  E185.615 M3840 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 07/27/2001
ELBM  E185.61.A5 1998 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/04/2011
Collation xii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Contents Notes
The racial divide -- The past : Past history ; Recent history -- The present : Being black: racism and the invidivdual ; Wose problem? racism and society -- The future. In this treasury of over 1,000 quotes, you will find--in the voices of Langston Hughes and the Delany sisters, for example--some of the bittersweet humor that has helped sustain blacks in this country through their long, oppressive history....Melba Patillo Beals--almost forty years after she risked death as a teenager to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas--writes in her heart-wrenching memoir of that experience: "The task that remains is to cope with our interdependence--to see ourselves reflected in every other human being and to respect and honor our differences." That is the message of this book. (from back cover).