Week 5 Readings – Family History Readings

At each of our biweekly meetings, we discuss a group of readings. These are the readings for week 5.

Toni Morrison – On the Backs of Blacks
James Baldwin – On being White and Other Lies
Ariel Lucky – Love Letter and Poem

We also will Choose one of the following Articles – All in Shared Document
-On Being White and Other Lies; A History of Racism in the U.S. by Mab Segrest (45 pages)
– Patrimony by Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz from Red Dirt Growing up Okie (6 pages)
-Italian Americas: Say Basta to Columbus (4 pages)
-How did Jews Become White Folks by Karen Bodin Sacks (22 pages)
– Jews in the U.S. The Rising Cost of Whiteness by Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz (17 pages)
– Time Traveling and Border Crossing Reflections on White Identity by Beck Thompson (17 pages)

You can view a PDF of the Week 5 Readings here.
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