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Table of Content


Part One - Whiteness: The Power of Invisibility
1. The Matter of Whiteness - Richard Dyer
2. Failing to See - Harlan Dalton
3. Representations of Whiteness in the Black Imagination - bell hooks
Questions for Thinking, Writing, and Discussion.

Part Two - Whiteness: The Power of The Past
1. How White People Became White - James E. Barrett and David Roediger
2. How Jews became White Folks - Karen Brodkin
3. Becoming Hispanic: Mexican Americans and Whiteness - Neil Foley
4. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness - George Lipsitz
Questions for Thinking, Writing, and Discussion

Part Three - Whiteness: The Power of Privilege
1. Making Systems of Privilege Visible - Stephanie M Wildman with Adrienne Davis
2. White Privilege; Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack - Peggy McIntosh
3. White Privilege Shapes the U.S. - Robert Jensen
4. Membership Has its Privileges: Thoughts on Acknowledging and Challenging Whiteness - Tim Wise
Questions for Thinking, Writing, and Discussion

Part Four - Whiteness: The Power of Resistence
1. Breaking the Silence - Beverly Tatum
2. Confronting One's Own Racism - Joe Feagin and Hernan Vera
3. How White People Can Serve as Allies to People of Color in the Struggle to End Racism - Paul Kivel
Questions for Thinking, Writing, and Discussion

Suggestions for Further Reading