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Dear White Women
Dear White Women

Dear White Women

Let's Get (Un)comfortable Talking about Racism

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SOCIAL SCIENCE

264 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: October 2021

ISBN 9781951412319

Rights: WOR

The Collective Book Studio (Oct 2021)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: October 2021
 

Overview

A practical and inclusive guide on how to be more anti-racist in your everyday life, within the small spheres of influence that you may not know you even possess  

"Dear white women: please do us all a favor and buy this book. Buy multiple copies of this book! One for you, and one for every white friend you have. Then READ IT."-Kate Schatz, NYT-bestselling author of Rad American Women A-Z and Rad Women WorldwideFrom the creators of the award winning podcast Dear White Women, this book breaks down the psychology and barriers to meaningful race discussions for White people, contextualizing racism throughout American history in short, targeted chapters. Sara Blanchard and Misasha Suzuki Graham bring their insights to the page with concrete tips for addressing discrimination and microaggressions at home, in social groups, and elsewhere.A 2021 Edelweiss Bookfest Editors' Pick, Dear White Women challenges readers to encounter the hard questions about race (and racism) in order to push the needle of change in a positive direction. Blanchard and Suzuki Graham present contemporary advice rooted in cultural and historical insight, outlining the answers to questions so many of us have trouble answering ourselves. "Smart, insightful....Sara Blanchard and Misasha Suzuki Graham provide a blueprint for thinking through the hard questions, recognizing that crossing identity lines requires intentional and continuous practice."-Ji Seon Song, Acting Professor of Law, University of California at Irvine"The invisibility of Native Americans from U.S. society must be a part of our racial reckoning, something Sara Blanchard and Misasha Suzuki Graham have taken care to address in this thoughtful look at race in America."-Crystal Echo Hawk (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma), Founder and Executive Director of IllumiNative"Discussions about race won't be comfortable until we make them so by having these hard conversations. Dear White Women: Let's Get (Un)comfortable Talking About Racism is a book that needs to be read by all people - Black, White, and everyone in between. We are recreating the narratives to make a better future not just for ourselves but for our children."- Shanicia Boswell, Author and Founder of Black Moms Blog

Reviews

"Dear white women: please do us all a favor and buy this book. Get ready to listen, learn, and ACT. Cause white supremacy is not cleaning up its mess without you." —Kate Schatz, NYT-bestselling author of Rad American Women A-Z and Rad Women Worldwide

"The conversation of race will never be comfortable until we make it comfortable by having the hard conversations. We are recreating the narratives to make a better future not just for ourselves but for our children." —Shanicia Boswell, Author and Founder of Black Moms Blog

"The invisibility of Native Americans from U.S. society must be a part of our racial reckoning, something Sara and Misasha have taken care to address in this thoughtful look at race in America." —Crystal Echo Hawk (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma), Founder and Executive Director of IllumiNative

Author Biography

Sara helps build community and connection through conscious conversations, which she does as a facilitator, TEDx speaker, writer, and consultant. After graduating from Harvard and working at Goldman Sachs, Sara pursued the science and techniques of well-being and is a certified life coach, author of Flex Mom, and co-host of Dear White Women, a social justice podcast. Sara is half-White and half-Japanese, married to a White Canadian man, and is raising their two White-presenting girls to be compassionate, thoughtful advocates. They live in Denver, Colorado, with their incredibly lovable dog.A graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Law School, Misasha has been a practicing litigator for over 15 years, and is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession as well as in her communities. She is a facilitator, writer, and speaker regarding issues of racial justice and children, and co-host of Dear White Women, a social justice podcast. Misasha, who is half-White and half-Japanese, is married to a Black man, and is the proud mom of two very active multiracial young boys. They live in the Bay Area of California with their largely indifferent cat. Terri Givens is the CEO and Founder of Brighter Higher Ed. She is also a political scientist with more than 30 years of success in higher education, politics, international affairs, and non-profits. She is an accomplished speaker and uses her platform to develop leaders with an understanding of the importance of diversity and encourages personal growth through empathy. Terri has held leadership positions as Vice Provost at University of Texas at Austin and Provost of Menlo College (first African American and woman); professorships at University of Texas at Austin, and University of Washington. She was the founding director at the Center for European Studies at the University of Texas and led the university's efforts in Mexico and Latin America as Vice Provost for International Activities. At Menlo College she has led faculty and staff in developing programs for first generation students, updating curriculum and infrastructure for evidence-based assessment. Terri is the author/editor of books and articles on immigration policy, European politics and security. Her most recent book is the memoir, Radical Empathy: Finding a Path to Bridging Racial Divides.