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Becoming white

Margaret Blackburn White

Becoming white

my family"s experience as slave holders - and why it still matters

by Margaret Blackburn White

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blackburn family,
  • Caldwell family,
  • McSpadden family,
  • Slaveholders -- Tennessee -- Jefferson County,
  • Slavery -- Tennessee -- Jefferson County,
  • Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- Genealogy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-242) and index.

    StatementMargaret Blackburn White.
    GenreGenealogy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE445.T3 W45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23649025M
    ISBN 109781438924168
    LC Control Number2009900363
    OCLC/WorldCa428898573

      “Becoming” is about Michelle’s childhood, her Ivy league education, her career, her abiding love for her husband and children and her country, her years at the White house, but above all, it is about a woman who steadfastly holds on to her identity in spite of being married to the most powerful man in the world/5(K).   Congress envisioned a white, Protestant and culturally homogeneous America when it declared in that only “free white persons, who have, or shall migrate into the United States” were eligible.

    Narrated by: Linda Lavin. Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins. out of 5 stars 1, out of 5 stars 1, out of 5 stars 1, The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in - a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and.   Michelle Obama and her daughter Malia at Barack Obama’s inauguration in For anyone who’s wondering: No, she’s not running. In her new memoir, “Becoming” — a book whose reportedly.

      How does being white become a primary source of a person's identity? The argument I make in the book is that part of the reason white identity didn't matter a lot in the s or '90s is we had yet to see the current patterns of major demographic change due to immigration. We had yet to elect the first black president. “The stressor at work here is the perceived and real loss of the social and economic advantages of being white.” Two new books—one a provocative, deeply researched history and the other.


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