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The Black Dancing Body: A Geography from Coon to Cool
A very good exploration of racism in the field of modern dance. Dixon Gottschild explores what she terms the Europeanist and the Africanist dance trad ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 23, 2007
Waltzing in the Dark: African American Vaudeville and Race Politics in the Swing Era
An excellent overview of how race worked during the swing era, particularly for dancers. I was particularly interested in the bits about cultural appr ...more
Nov 20, 2007
Oct 23, 2007
Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People
This was an excellent read. Zia was actually instrumental in some of the events of the book, and may have covered others as a journalist. Her writing ...more
Aug 2007
Jul 18, 2007
Some of My Best Friends: Writers on Interracial Friendships
There's something here for everyone interested in the topic of interracial friendships, but I connected most with David Mura's "Secret Colors," which ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 02, 2007
What Are We Fighting For? Sex, Race, Class & The Future of Feminism
May 2007
Jul 19, 2007
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans
Jan 21, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
Can We Talk about Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation
Jun 23, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
Aug 19, 2001
Jul 18, 2007
"Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?": A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity
Jul 2006
Jul 24, 2007
Jun 25, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose
Jan 12, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
Race Matters
Sep 2006
Jul 24, 2007
Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
Jul 17, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
Shopping for Identity: The Marketing of Ethnicity
Jul 09, 2006
Jul 12, 2007
The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings
May 2004
Jul 24, 2007
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