Download e-book for kindle: At Mama's Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White by April Ryan,Chris Matthews

By April Ryan,Chris Matthews

ISBN-10: 1442265639

ISBN-13: 9781442265639

ISBN-10: 1541452984

ISBN-13: 9781541452985

In her first publication, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan tested race in the USA via her event as a White condominium reporter. during this publication, she shifts the dialog from the White condominium to each domestic in the USA. At Mama’s Knee appears to be like at race and race kin throughout the classes that moms transmit to their young children. As a unmarried African American mom in Baltimore, Ryan has struggled with every one intestine wrenching, race comparable information tale to discover the phrases to exhibit the correct classes to her daughters. to raised know the way moms move to their teenagers knowledge on race and race family, she reached out to different mothers—prominent political leaders like Hillary Clinton and Valerie Jarrett, celebrities like Cindy Williams, and others like Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin’s mom, whose lives were impacted by means of well-liked race similar occasions. At a time while americans nonetheless fight to handle racial department and prejudice, their tales remind us that attitudes switch from one new release to the subsequent and one baby at a time.

Features interviews with: Sybrina Fulton, mom of Trayvon Martin; John Lewis, congressman; Hillary Clinton, former First girl, Secretary of nation, Presidential candidate; Cindy Williams, actress recognized for function of Shirley on Laverne & Shirley; Cory Booker, United States senator; Christopher Darden, OJ Simpson prosecutor; Michael Cole, actor most sensible identified for function of Pete at the Mod Squad; Valerie Jarrett, presidential consultant; Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy; Iyanla Vansant, author, existence trainer and tv character; Harry Belafonte, singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist; President Barack Obama; and President Jimmy Carter.

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