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Assimilation Blues: Black Families in White Communities

Who Succeeds and Why? (Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies, No. 108)

by Beverly Daniel Tatum

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7594070M
ISBN 100465083609
ISBN 109780465083602

Consider one of the first books out of the gate, Black Families in White America, by Andrew Billingsley, published in and still referred to as “seminal.” “Unlike Moynihan and others, we do not view the Negro as a causal nexus in a ‘tangle of pathologies’ which feeds on itself,” he declared. “[The Negro family] is, in our view. and Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community. What is white privilege? Books, computer games, the Web, television - there are so many places that we can be exposed to.

In addition, Dr. Tatum has published numerous journal articles, and several books such as Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community and Can We Talk About Race?: And Other Conversations in an Era of School Resegregation. Dr. Tatum has recently retired as Professor Emerita to focus on writing and speaking on issues related to racial. When was Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community published? (from Part V, Breaking the Silence, Chap Embracing a Cross-Racial Dialogue)

  The black family structure is not the only retrogression suffered by blacks in the age of racial enlightenment. In every census from to , blacks were .   The Tomlins, a black family, and the Midwoods, a white family, live on the same street but are separated by a hedge and the political boundary line .


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But with assimilation comes an insidious “hidden racism,” subtly communicated when Black children aren't called on in class and revealed more fully in. Beverly Christine Daniel Tatum (born Septem ) is a psychologist, administrator, and educator who has conducted research and written books on the topic of racism.

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Assimilation Blues contributes to an expanding body of comparative family studies a springboard for the development of more directly comparative analysis. Family research involving issues of race and class should flow naturally from insights suggested by this work.

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What Free shipping over $ Abstract. This work provides a broad analysis of sociological and historical literature on African American families.

Beginning with an analysis of Black families under slavery, we trace the current diversity of African American family structures through history, elaborating on the structural oppressions that shape these experiences.

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and ”Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race, which was named Multicultural Book of the Year by the National Association of Multicultural Education.Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community Assimilation Blues contributes to an expanding body of comparative family studies a springboard for the development of more directly comparative analysis.The New York Times recommended the book as required reading for private school teachers and administrators in the greater New York area who were dealing with issues of race and class.

Dr. Dr. Tatum is also the author of Assimilation Blues: Black Families in a White Community () and has published widely in social science and education journals.