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In this highly anticipated follow-up to White Like Me, activist and educator Tim Wise examines the ways in which institutional racism continues to shape the contours of daily life in the United States.
Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the United States
Table of Contents
|Introduction-Why Treason?||p. 1|
|Challenging White Denial (in Four Parts)||p. 9|
|Uh-Obama: Racism, White Voters, and the Myth of Color-Blindness||p. 15|
|What Kind of Card is Race? The Absurdity (and Consistency) of White Denial||p. 24|
|(Proto)Typical White Denial: Reflections on Racism and Uncomfortable Realities||p. 37|
|The Oprah Effect: Black Success, White Denial, and the Reality of Racism||p. 45|
|Majoring in Minstrelsy: White Students, Blackface, and the Failure of Mainstream Multiculturalism||p. 63|
|Racism, White Liberals, and the Limits of Tolerance||p. 72|
|More of a Thud, Really: Racism, Crash, and the Perpetuation of White Denial||p. 80|
|Rationalizing the Irrational: Racism and the Fallacy of Personal Experience||p. 93|
|Working for the Man Every Night and Day: Black Conservatives and the Politics of Self-Abuse||p. 107|
|A God with Whom I Am Not Familiar||p. 117|
|They Shoot Black Men, Don't They? Sean Bell and the Internal (and Eternal) "Logic" of Racism||p. 122|
|The Tyranny of Common Sense: Examining the Faulty Logic of "Terrorist" Profiling||p. 128|
|No, Not Everyone Felt That Way: Reflections on Racism and History||p. 133|
|Passing the Buck and Missing the Point: Don Imus, White Denial, and Racism in America||p. 140|
|Situational Ethics, Conservative Style||p. 151|
|Personal Responsibility Is a Two-Way Street: Bill Cosby and the Pathology of Passing the Buck||p. 155|
|Selling the Police: Reflections on Heroism and Hype||p. 159|
|Racism, Free Speech, and the College Campus||p. 165|
|Of Immigrants and "Real" Amurkans: Reflections on the Rage of the Ridiculous||p. 175|
|Competing Victimization||p. 183|
|On White Pride and Other Delusions||p. 183|
|A Particularly Cheap White Whine: Racism, Scholarships, and the Manufacturing of White Victimhood||p. 195|
|Chocolate Cities and Vanilla Indignation: Reflections on the Manufacturing of "Reverse" Racism||p. 203|
|When Blacks Attack! Reflections on White Victimology and the Ironies of Institutional Racism||p. 209|
|On the Making of Undeserving Martyrs: Fact and Fiction in the Duke Lacrosse Case||p. 216|
|Of Bigots and Broken Records: Reflections on the Psychopathology of Racist Thinking||p. 224|
|Confronting White Privilege||p. 235|
|The Real Face of Racial Preference||p. 239|
|Whites Swim in Racial Preference||p. 239|
|Default Position: Reflections on the Brain-Rotting Properties of Privilege||p. 244|
|The Power of Perspectivism||p. 251|
|Of National Lies and Racial Amnesia: Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama, and the Audacity of Truth||p. 251|
|Breaking the Cycle of White Dependence: A Modest Call for Majority Self-Help||p. 264|
|Anywhere but Here: Examining the Crimes of Thee, but Not of Me||p. 269|
|Some Folks Never Felt Safe: The Truth about National Unity||p. 273|
|Don't Know Much about (Black) History: School Curricula and the Myth of a Common Narrative||p. 278|
|Reagan, Race, and Remembrance: Reflections on the American Divide||p. 283|
|Rebels without a Clue: Racism, Neo-Confederacy, and the Raising of Historical Illiterates||p. 289|
|Bill of Whites: Historical Memory through the Racial Looking Glass||p. 298|
|Preferring Our Violence Wholesale: Riots and Destruction in Black and White||p. 302|
|Home Runs, Heroes, and Hypocrisy: Performance Enhancement in Black and White||p. 307|
|Measuring the Costs||p. 318|
|Overclass Blues: Class, Race, and the Ironies of Privilege||p. 318|
|Collateral Damage: Poor Whites and the Unintended Consequences of Racial Privilege||p. 325|
|School Shootings and White Denial||p. 331|
|We Are All Collateral Damage Now: Reflections on War as Emotional Botox||p. 335|
|Rethinking Superiority: Reflections on Whiteness and the Cult of "Progress"||p. 343|
|Conclusion-Being In (But Not Of) This Skin||p. 353|
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