Nice White Ladies: The Truth about White Supremacy, Our Role in It, and How We Can Help Dismantle It (Hardcover)

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by Jessie Daniels

Description

An acclaimed expert illuminates the distinctive role that white women play in perpetuating racism, and how they can work to fight it.
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In a nation deeply divided by race, the "Karens" of the world are easy to villainize. But in Nice White Ladies, Jessie Daniels addresses the unintended complicity of even well-meaning white women. She reveals how their everyday choices harm communities of color. White mothers, still expected to be the primary parents, too often uncritically choose to send their kids to the "best" schools, collectively leading to a return to segregation. She addresses a feminism that pushes women of color aside, and a wellness industry that insulates white women in a bubble of their own privilege.
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Daniels then charts a better path forward. She looks to the white women who fight neo-Nazis online and in the streets, and who challenge all-white spaces from workplaces to schools to neighborhoods. In the end, she shows how her fellow white women can work toward true equality for all.
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About the Author

Jessie Daniels is the author of White Lies and a Faculty Affiliate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Professor at Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, in Sociology, Critical Social Psychology, and Africana Studies. Jessie is internationally recognized as an expert on Internet manifestations of racism and her writing on race has appeared in The New York Times, NPR, Forbes, and Newsweek. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

Category: Whiteness Studies

Language: English

Format/Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

ISBN-10: 154167586X 

ISBN-13: 978-1541675865

Publisher: Seal Press (CA)

Date Published: October 12, 2021

Pages: 304

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