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The Resource Some of my best friends are Black : the strange story of integration in America, Tanner Colby

Some of my best friends are Black : the strange story of integration in America, Tanner Colby

Label
Some of my best friends are Black : the strange story of integration in America
Title
Some of my best friends are Black
Title remainder
the strange story of integration in America
Statement of responsibility
Tanner Colby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles America's troubling relationship with race through four interrelated stories: the transformation of a once-racist Birmingham school system; a Kansas City neighborhood's fight against housing discrimination; the curious racial divide of the Madison Avenue ad world; and a Louisiana Catholic parish's forty-year effort to build an integrated church
Summary
Chronicles America's troubling relationship with race through four interrelated stories: the transformation of a once-racist Birmingham school system; a Kansas City neighborhood's fight against housing discrimination; the curious racial divide of the Madison Avenue ad world; and a Louisiana Catholic parish's forty-year effort to build an integrated church
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10109619
Cataloging source
DLC
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Colby, Tanner
Dewey number
305.896/073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
C537 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Racism
  • Whites
  • Whites
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Colby, Tanner
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the strange story of integration in America
Label
Some of my best friends are Black : the strange story of integration in America, Tanner Colby
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Prologue: Negroes I Have Met While Yachting -- Letter From a Birmingham Suburb -- Bus Kid -- Last Days -- A Place Apart -- Oreo -- What Can Brown Do For You? -- Go Rebels? -- Planning for Permanence -- The Berlin Wall of Kansas City -- "Have You Seen the Country Club District?" -- 49/63 or Fight -- Turf -- Desirable Associations -- Why Do Black People Drink Hawaiian Punch -- The Old Boys' Network -- Mad Black Men -- A Whole New Bag -- The Inescapable Network -- What's Black About It? -- Canaan -- The Race that Prays Together -- The Strange Career of Jesus Christ -- The Miracle of the Grand Coteau -- Into The Wilderness -- Milk and Honey -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn759911206
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780670023714
Lccn
2011043901
System control number
(OCoLC)759911206
Label
Some of my best friends are Black : the strange story of integration in America, Tanner Colby
Publication
Contents
Prologue: Negroes I Have Met While Yachting -- Letter From a Birmingham Suburb -- Bus Kid -- Last Days -- A Place Apart -- Oreo -- What Can Brown Do For You? -- Go Rebels? -- Planning for Permanence -- The Berlin Wall of Kansas City -- "Have You Seen the Country Club District?" -- 49/63 or Fight -- Turf -- Desirable Associations -- Why Do Black People Drink Hawaiian Punch -- The Old Boys' Network -- Mad Black Men -- A Whole New Bag -- The Inescapable Network -- What's Black About It? -- Canaan -- The Race that Prays Together -- The Strange Career of Jesus Christ -- The Miracle of the Grand Coteau -- Into The Wilderness -- Milk and Honey -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn759911206
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 294 p.
Isbn
9780670023714
Lccn
2011043901
System control number
(OCoLC)759911206

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