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High Schools, Race, and America's Future: What Students Can Teach Us About Morality, Diversity, and Community

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In High Schools, Race, and America's Future, Lawrence Blum offers a lively account of a rigorous high school course on race and racism.

Set in a racially, ethnically, and economically diverse high school, the book chronicles students engagement with one another, with a rich and challenging academic curriculum, and with questions that relate powerfully to their daily lives.
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 4th 2012 by Harvard Education Press (first published July 20th 2012)
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Susan
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to hear the author of this book on the radio one morning when I was still in a bit of a fog, but with it enough to think, "That sounds interesting," and remember the author's name.

This was a great book, and why it was so difficult to find, I don't know. I couldn't find it on regular book store sites, and finally found it on a used book site, even though it is less than a year old. Through my job, I have access to books at libraries in 10 counties, including many academic libr
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Ben
Jan 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Full disclosure: the author of the book is my dad. The high school featured in the book is the one I both attended and taught at.

THAT SAID.

This is a beautiful book. The author is a (white, Jewish) professor of philosophy at a university. The book chronicles his venture into teaching a class about race and racism at his local racially diverse public high school. It offers a model of what a functioning, productive cross-race conversation about race and racism can look like, in an era where (depres
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Afnan Alnashwan
Nov 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Good for teachers who are interested in teaching race and racism course. He provided all the materials he used in the course and this is his fourth time in teaching this course to high school students. I enjoyed it.
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