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At mama's knee : mothers and race in black and white

Author: April Ryan
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats

At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children. Through the stories of mothers from Hillary Clinton to Sybrina Fulton, we are reminded  Read more...

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Ryan, April, 1967-
At mama's knee.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2016051419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: April Ryan
ISBN: 9781442265646 1442265647
OCLC Number: 962843531
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of African American Literary Show Award for Best Non-Fiction 2017
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
More than a headline --
Born a statistic --
A mother's love --
The N word --
The faith of our mothers --
Mothers, presidents, and race --
A tale of two cities --
Assimilation --
Work/life balance --
Educating the future --
Conclusion a prayer for harmony --
Acknowledgments --
Responsibility: April Ryan.
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[At Mama's Knee] is an engrossing read, and Ryan's commentary is vital to understanding the problems we face as Americans if we can ever expect to end our divisiveness. Baltimore Magazine "In these Read more...

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