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The Black Dancing Body: A Geography from Coon to Cool
4.15
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
4.60
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
4.03
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
3.65
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
4.17
May 2007
Jul 19, 2007
 
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans
4.08
Jan 21, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
 
Can We Talk about Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation
3.91
Jun 23, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
 
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
4.42
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
4.05
Jul 2006
Jul 24, 2007
 
Stormwitch
3.60
Jun 25, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
 
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose
4.19
Jan 12, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
 
Race Matters
4.05
Sep 2006
Jul 24, 2007
 
Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
3.69
Jul 17, 2001
Jul 24, 2007
 
Shopping for Identity: The Marketing of Ethnicity
3.00
Jul 09, 2006
Jul 12, 2007
 
The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings
3.90
May 2004
Jul 24, 2007
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