We Can't Breathe : : on Black Lives, White Lies, and the art of Survival
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Call Number: 305.896 As, Black Studies 305.896 As, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Social Science / Race & Ethnicity / Asim, Jabari
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Westgate Branch
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Getting it twisted -- The elements of strut -- Shooting negroes -- Color him father -- The seer and the seen : on reading and being -- Brick relics -- The thing itself -- Of love and struggle : the limits of respectability -- Selected bibliography.
"Asim disrupts what Toni Morrison [calls] the 'master narrative' and replaces it with a story of black survival and persistence through art and community in the face of centuries of racism. In eight ... essays, he explores such topics as the twisted legacy of jokes and falsehoods in black life; the importance of black fathers and community; the significance of black writers and stories; and the beauty and pain of the black body"--Front flap.
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New York : Picador, 
Year Published: 2018
Description: 193 pages ; 19 cm
African Americans -- Social conditions.
African Americans -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Restorative justice -- United States.