Leticia Literacy List For March

Posted by Leticia, 03 Mar 06

Every month I'll give you a few suggested books to add to your reading library. If you have any you'd like to share, pass on the details to me.

Lise Funderburg's "Black, White, Other: Bi-Racial American's Talk about Race and Identity".

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Lise Funderburg.

Published 1995 by Hearst.





Peggy Gillespie's "Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families". Black white Multiracial Families in a Racially Divided World.

Peggy Gillespie


Published 1994 by University of Massachusetts Press.

"I always thought "Norma" was an odd name for a little Japanese American girl, but my mother had chosen my name for a very special reason. When my mother was growing up in California, during the pre-World War II era, it was a period of racial discrimination against asians"... (more)




Ellise Cose's "Color-Blind: Seeing Beyond Race in a Race-Obsessed World".

Ellise Cose

Published 1997 by HarperCollins Publishers.

"Americans are accustomed to infinite shades of ebony, but the South African journalist Mzimkulu Malunga found the notion hilarious. So he named one celebrity after another- Tina Turner, Vanessa Williams, Mariah Carey- tickled at the thought that anyone might consider them all black. The impromptu racial-identity game soon had the small group.." (more)



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  1.   EMBRACEME says:
    Posted: 26 Nov 06

    GREAT BOOKS TO READ THANK YOU FOR LETTING ME KNOW.. WAITING FOR MORE GREAT BOOKS TO CAPTURE MY HEART

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  2.   Carla says:
    Posted: 06 Nov 06

    These are some good books to read...I will add them to my list of things to read...thanks...

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  3.   JADE74 says:
    Posted: 03 Nov 06

    Good books to read.I must add them to my reading list.Thanks.

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