Waking up white : and finding myself in the story of race / Debby Irving.

For twenty-five years, Debby Irving sensed inexplicable racial tensions in her personal and professional relationships. As a colleague and neighbor, she worried about offending people she dearly wanted to befriend. As an arts administrator, she didn't understand why her diversity efforts lacked...

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Main Author: Irving, Debby (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, MA : Elephant Room Press, [2014]
Edition:1st edition.
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Summary:For twenty-five years, Debby Irving sensed inexplicable racial tensions in her personal and professional relationships. As a colleague and neighbor, she worried about offending people she dearly wanted to befriend. As an arts administrator, she didn't understand why her diversity efforts lacked traction. As a teacher, she found her best efforts to reach out to students and families of color left her wondering what she was missing. Then, in 2009, one "aha!" moment launched an adventure of discovery and insight that drastically shifted her worldview and upended her life plan.
Physical Description:xiv, 273 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-273).
ISBN:9780991331307
0991331303