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Author Bakshi, Kelly, 1972- author.

Title Roots of racism / by Kelly Bakshi, MS ED ; content consultant, Dr. Eileen O'Brien.


Location Call No. Status
 Hohenfels MS/HS Nonfiction  305.8 BAK    CHECK SHELF
Description 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Race in America
Race in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Jesse Owens busts records and myths -- Human divisions prior to race -- Colonialism, slavery, and race -- Early schools of thought on race -- Slavery in the colonies -- Race and Native Americans -- Race and immigrants -- Fear and racism -- Why does racism persist?
Summary Provides an examination of racism through history, discussing early thoughts on race, the role of slavery in colonialism, and racism against Native Americans, immigrants, and Muslims. Also discusses the reasons that racism still exists today. Includes photographs, a glossary, and further resources.
Lexile 990
Subject Racism -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781532110375

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