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400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

400 Years Of Racism Book Discussion: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?

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Aug 02, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Online Via Zoom

About the Event

Our 400 Years of Racism reading & discussion series continues in 2022. 

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The classic, New York Times-bestselling book on the psychology of racism that shows us how to talk about race in America. Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? How can we get past our reluctance to discuss racial issues?

Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about communicating across racial and ethnic divides and pursuing antiracism. These topics have only become more urgent as the national conversation about race is increasingly acrimonious. This fully revised edition is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand dynamics of race and racial inequality in America.

Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD, is president emerita of Spelman College and in 2014 received the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, the highest honor presented by the American Psychological Association. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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