Multicultural Reflections on Race and Change (Fuori Collana) (Paperback)

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By Kitty Oliver (Editor)
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Cultural Writing. Multicultural Studies. Few places in the United States provide the goldmine of diversity found in South Florida, and what better place to look at race relations--past and present--from a variety of cultural perspectives. The Race and Change Project has produced an impressive oral history archive, housed at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale, which features over 100 interviews with Blacks, Whites, and immigrants all talking about their race relations experiences before and after the Civil Rights Act of 1964. A multi-ethnic group of students at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, most not even born then, were challenged to confront these historical accounts and explore their own generational experiences aroudn race in thoughtful, mindful, candid, creative ways. The result is this collection. It features 22 writers who blend their personal stories with the voices of archival oral histories, weaving a rich tapestry of memories into a dialogue on differences that is sure to spark more discussion.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781884419799
ISBN-10: 1884419798
Publisher: Bordighera Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2006
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Fuori Collana