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• John Hope Franklin, Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005)

• Thomas F. Gossett, Race: The History of an Idea in America

• Jane O. Ifekwunigwe, ed., ‘Mixed Race’ Studies: A Reader (Routledge, 2004).

• Rachel F. Moran, Interracial Intimacy: The Regulation of Race and Romance (University of Chicago Press, 2001)

• James Ridgeway, Blood in the Face: The Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads, and the Rise of a New White Culture (Thunder's Mouth Press; 2nd ed., 1995) 224 pp. ISBN-10: 156025100X or ISBN-13: 978-1560251002 (get paperback).

Compendia on Classfronter:

• John Hope Franklin, “The Two Worlds of Race: A Historical View” in Race and History: Selected Essays, 1938-1988.

• Takaki, A Different Mirror (Ch 4, 8, 9, 12)

• Peggy Pascoe, “ Miscegenation Law, Court Cases, and Ideologies of ‘Race’ in Twentieth-Century America,” in Sollars, Interracialism

• Intro and “The Problem: Discrimination” pp 5-19 in Paula S. Rothenberg, Race, Class, & Gender in the United States: An Integrated Study, 2nd ed.

Primary Sources on the Internet:

• Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches

• Booker T. Washington, “Cast Down Your Bucket Where You Are,”

• Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Compromise

• Booker T. Washington, Making the Atlanta Compromise

• Booker T. Washington, “Equal and Exact Justice to Both Races,”

• W.E.B. DuBois Critiques Booker T. Washington:

• “Durable White Supremacy,”

• Richard Wright, Autobigraphical Sketch:

• Martin Luther King, I Have a Dream speech:

• Kerner Report Recommendations

• Kerner Report Excerpts

• Kerner Report Assesses Media coverage

• Kerner Report discussions,

• Academics react to the Kerner Report

• “Mr. Local Custom Must Die”

• US. PHS Study, Tuskegee

• Testifying on Tuskegee

• Tuskegee Tragedy

• History of Jim Crow, and

• Barack Obama speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, (In Say it Plain

• as well)



• American Indian Ritual Object Repatriation

• Chinese comments

• Pachukos in the Making

Primary Sources: (To be posted on Classfronter)


Roots, Eyes on the Prize excerpts

Required Field Trip:

Holocaust og Livssynsmuseum, Oslo (Especially first floor exhibit on Science and Racial Thought)

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