At mama's knee : mothers and race in black and white / April Ryan.

By: Ryan, April, 1967- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]Description: viii, 137 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781442265639; 1442265639Subject(s): Race discrimination -- United States | United States -- Race relations | Mother and child -- United States | Mothers -- United States | African Americans -- Social conditionsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: At mama's knee.DDC classification: 305.800973 LOC classification: E184.A1 | .R79 2017
Contents:
Foreword -- Introduction -- More than a headline -- Born a statistic -- A mother's love -- The N word -- The faith of our mothers -- Mothers, presidents, and race -- A tale of two cities -- Assimilation -- Work/life balance -- Educating the future -- Conclusion: a prayer for harmony -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary: "In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children"-- NoveList.
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Adult non-fiction 305.8009 RYA (Browse shelf) Available 31562016773634
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Includes index.

Foreword -- Introduction -- More than a headline -- Born a statistic -- A mother's love -- The N word -- The faith of our mothers -- Mothers, presidents, and race -- A tale of two cities -- Assimilation -- Work/life balance -- Educating the future -- Conclusion: a prayer for harmony -- Acknowledgments -- Index.

"In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children"-- NoveList.

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