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While scholars have been developing valuable research on race and racism for decades, this work does not often reach the beginning college student or the general public, who rarely learn a basic history of race and racism. If we are to dismantle systemic racism and create a more just society, people need a place to begin. This accessible, introductory, and interdisciplinar ...more
Paperback, 214 pages
Published November 15th 2017 by Routledge
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Every once in a while you encounter a book that every human should read. This is such a book, especially for Americans. We are mired in so many myths about racism, but there is a way out. In Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox, Dr. Karen Gaffney outlines five clear steps to help readers understand the history of racism, racism today, and the reality of our future.

While only a couple hundred pages, this book can serve as a stand-alone textbook for a course, or as a lesson plan re
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Dr. Karen Gaffney is Professor of English at Raritan Valley Community College in New Jersey, where she teaches Race in American Literature and Popular Culture. She also focuses on anti-racism activism in conference presentations and community workshops. Check out www.dividednolonger.com for her blog and resources. Her book, Dismantling the Racism Machine: A Manual and Toolbox, is an accessible and ...more