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How to make a slave and other essays / Jerald Walker.

Walker, Jerald, (author.).


"Personal essays exploring identity, family, and community through the prism of race and black culture. Confronts the medical profession's racial biases, shopping while black at Whole Foods, the legacy of Michael Jackson, raising black boys, haircuts that scare white people, racial profiling, and growing up in Southside Chicago"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780814255995
  • ISBN: 081425599X
  • Physical Description: viii, 151 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Columbus : Mad Creek Books, an imprint of The Ohio State University Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
How to make a slave -- Dragon slayers -- Before grief -- Inauguration -- Kaleshion -- The heritage room -- Unprepared -- Feeding pigeons -- Breathe -- The heart -- Balling -- Testimony -- Smoke -- Wars -- Simple -- The designated driver -- Strippers -- Thieves -- Once more to the ghetto -- Race stories -- Advice to a family man.
Subject: Walker, Jerald.
Walker, Jerald.
African Americans > Race identity.
Race discrimination.
African Americans > Race identity.
American essays.
Race discrimination.
Genre: Essays.

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