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How to be black

Thurston, Baratunde.

New York : Harper, c2012.

viii, 254 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Have you ever been called "too black" or "not black enough"? Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you. Raised by a pro-black, Pan-Afrikan single mother during the crack years of 1980s Washington, DC, and educated at Sidwell Friends School and Harvard University, Baratunde Thurston has over thirty years' experience being black. Now, through stories of his politically inspired Nigerian name, the heroics of his hippie mother, the murder of his drug-abusing father, and other revelatory black details, he shares with readers of all colors his wisdom and expertise in how to be black.

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ISBN:

9780062003218 (hbk.)

ISBN:

0062003216 (hbk.)

LC Call No:

PN6231.N5 T58 2012

Dewey Class No:

305.896/073 23

Author:

Thurston, Baratunde.

Title:

How to be black / Baratunde Thurston.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Harper, c2012.

Physical:

viii, 254 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Summary:

Have you ever been called "too black" or "not black enough"? Have you ever befriended or worked with a black person? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you. Raised by a pro-black, Pan-Afrikan single mother during the crack years of 1980s Washington, DC, and educated at Sidwell Friends School and Harvard University, Baratunde Thurston has over thirty years' experience being black. Now, through stories of his politically inspired Nigerian name, the heroics of his hippie mother, the murder of his drug-abusing father, and other revelatory black details, he shares with readers of all colors his wisdom and expertise in how to be black.

Subject:

African Americans--Humor.

Subject:

African Americans--Social conditions--Humor.

Subject:

African American wit and humor.

Subject:

African Americans--Race identity.

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