Everyday Racism in America and the Power of Forgiveness: They Threw Tomatoes at Us the First Day We Arrived at the White School

byWilma Jean Turner Ed.D.

Paperback | August 29, 2018

Everyday Racism in America and the Power of Forgiveness: They Threw Tomatoes at Us the First Day We Arrived at the White School by Wilma Jean Turner Ed.D.
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This autoethnographic study examines my experiences as an African American born and raised in the United States of America, who-from the time I realized I was Black at age ten until the present day, more than fifty years later-experiences racism either overtly or covertly on a daily basis. I first explore my days as a high school student involved in a court desegregation case and the trauma I experienced in the hostile environment where White students openly showed their racial hatred for the Black students who would dare to enroll in "their school." I examine my life as a college student in Alabama at the height of the Civil Rights Movement and my participation in nonviolent protests, especially the famous Selma to Montgomery march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Wilma J. Turner has been an elementary school teacher, central office administrator, consultant and instructional coach with over thirty years of experience as an educator. She has worked with new and veteran teachers and administrators, instructing them in the use of research-based teaching and learning strategies for improved aca...
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Title:Everyday Racism in America and the Power of Forgiveness: They Threw Tomatoes at Us the First Day We...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:258 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 inShipping dimensions:258 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 inPublished:August 29, 2018Publisher:Westbow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1973634694

ISBN - 13:9781973634690

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