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Dear White People*Now a Netflix Original Series* In the satirical tradition of the New York Times bestseller Stuff White People Like comes this witty companion book to the “incredibly entertaining” (Indiewire) film of the same name, which “heralds a fresh and funny new voice” (Variety).Right out of college, Justin Simien wrote a screenplay about the nuanced experiences of four black students on a predominantly white college campus. The film, Dear White People, garnered a Sundance Award for “Breakthroug…

Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority (City Lights Open Media) White Americans have long been comfortable in the assumption that they are the cultural norm. Now that notion is being challenged, as white people wrestle with what it means to be part of a fast-changing, truly multicultural nation. Facing chronic economic insecurity, a popular culture that reflects the nation’s diverse cultural reality, a future in which they will no longer constitute the majority of the population, and with a black president in the White House, whites are growing anxious.This…

Dear Senator: A Memoir by the Daughter of Strom ThurmondBreaking nearly eight decades of silence, Essie Mae Washington–Williams comes forward with a story of unique historical magnitude and incredible human drama. Her father, the late Strom Thurmond, was once the nation’s leading voice for racial segregation (one of his signature political achievements was his 24–hour filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1957, done in the name of saving the South from “mongrelization”). Her mother, however, was a black teenager named Carrie Butler who worke…

[(Dear White People: A Guide to Inter-Racial Harmony in Breaking nearly eight decades of silence, Essie Mae Washington–Williams comes forward with a story of unique historical magnitude and incredible human drama. Her father, the late Strom Thurmond, was once the nation’s leading voice for racial segregation (one of his signature political achievements was his 24–hour filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1957, done in the name of saving the South from “mongrelization”). Her mother, however, was a black teenager named Carrie Butler who worke…

SELMA / DVDCARACTERÍSTICAS ESPECIALES DURACION APROX.: 123 MIN. VIDEO WIDESCREEN SINOPSIS En el año de 1965, el político y activista Martin Luther King Jr., dirige la histórica marcha en señal de protesta pacífica desde la ciudad de Selma a Montgomery, Alabama, considerada como una de las principales y más importantes causas del movimiento por la igualdad de los derechos civiles de los ciudadanos afroamericanos, lo que lleva al presidente Johnson a firmar la ley sobre el derecho al voto el mismo añ…

Dear Santa, Thanks for the Piano“My mother, a master teller of tales, often told the story of her piano. It was her story that inspired this book: ‘It was Christmas 1903, and my daddy assured me that a big surprise was on its way. It came! A piano! I couldn’t wait to start my lessons. Unfortunately, when I realized how much I had to practice in order to play, my enthusiasm waned. However, I can play “Glowworm” when urged to do so.'” Rose-Mary Rumbley, a Dallas native, holds a Ph.D. in communications from the University of No…

Frankly, My Dear (Creole Historical)“My mother, a master teller of tales, often told the story of her piano. It was her story that inspired this book: ‘It was Christmas 1903, and my daddy assured me that a big surprise was on its way. It came! A piano! I couldn’t wait to start my lessons. Unfortunately, when I realized how much I had to practice in order to play, my enthusiasm waned. However, I can play “Glowworm” when urged to do so.'” Rose-Mary Rumbley, a Dallas native, holds a Ph.D. in communications from the University of No…

Dear OprahWhen Ali Ansari and his family visited the U.S. for a consultation with a specialist they were not prepared for an indefinite stay. Supporting a family, adjusting to a new culture and society, and giving full time care to an autistic son could have undone any parent-but not Ali. Despite his background as a pilot, Ali takes on a string of menial jobs to have the flexibility to give his full attention to his son. The grueling and often humiliating process is sweetened by his three sources of comfo…

Dear God, Got A Minute?: People talk about God with love, devotion, despair and disdainIn “Dear God, Got A Minute?” fifteen people talk about life experiences based on their views of religion, God, and spirituality. You’ll read the opinions, thoughts and feelings of people whose lives have been shaped and affected by a God they were taught to love and respect, or an entity they eventually abandoned and dismissed from their lives, or something in between, not easily defined. Some believe that creationism and evolution may be one and the same. Others believe that kind of thinking…