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7 edition of Almost white. found in the catalog.

Almost white.

Brewton Berry

Almost white.

by Brewton Berry

  • 274 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Mixed descent,
    • Racially mixed people -- United States,
    • United States -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.A1 B43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p.
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5878573M
      LC Control Number63008997

        If you work in book publishing, there is a good chance you are a white, able-bodied, straight woman. This according to a pioneering survey commissioned by Lee & Low Books. In My Los Angeles in Black and (Almost) White, the high school’s diverse basketball team serves as the entry point for a trenchant exploration of the judicial, legislative, and neighborhood battles over school desegrega­tion that gripped the city in the aftermath of Brown v. Board of Education and that continue to plague our “post-racial.

      In My Los Angeles in Black and (Almost) White, the high school’s basketball team serves as the entry point for a trenchant exploration of the judicial, legislative, and neighborhood battles over school desegregation that gripped the city in the aftermath of Brown v. Board of Education and that continue to plague our "post-racial" nation. In his new thought-provoking and comedic memoir, “Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood” ($, ISBN: ), Najera takes an unapologetic and honest look at the depiction of Latino culture and what it means to be Latino within the ever-changing backdrop of life as a Hollywood creative.

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Almost White: A Provocative Study of Almost white. book Mixed Blood Minorities by Brewton Berry is a study of mixed race communities in the United States. Many of these groups, like the Melungeons of Appalachia, had mysterious origins.4/5(15). Najera’s book is rich with historical, philosophical and social commentary that transcends the “almost white” population.

All students in my classes stand to benefit from studying Najera’s work. Whether on a high school or a college campus, I’m finding it rewarding to share this book with my students/5(32).

Almost White: a Study of Racial Hybrids in the Eastern United States by Brewton Berry (MacMillan )() is a relic of an unfortunate time in our nation's past. What this book actually appears to be, from an early 21st century point of view, is a recounting of the desperate lengths to which people or groups went to deny any African heritage in the Jim Crow South.3/5.

Almost White, first published in by sociologist Brewton Berry (), examines the rich mix of white, black, and native American “races” found in the southeastern United States.4/5. Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood captivates, moving the reader deeper and deeper into the story of his journey within and outside of Hollywood.

The mix of culture, personal history, politics, Hollywood, and humor creates a montage uniquely his own, with chapters which I found to be inspiring, captivating and powerful/5.

Almost White Brewton Berry Snippet view - ALMOST WHITE Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. Almost White Collier books: Author: Brewton Berry: Publisher: Collier-Macmillan, Length: pages: Subjects: Social Science › General.

Social Science / General: Export Citation. Almost White NPR coverage of Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood by Rick Najera. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Rick Najera.

Almost white. New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC) Online version: Berry, Brewton. Almost white. New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Brewton Berry. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

About Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Almost White, A Study of Certain Racial Hybrids in the Eastern United States Author Berry, Brewton Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good condition Jacket condition Very Good dust jacket Edition First Printing of the First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher The Macmillan Book Edition: First Printing of The First Edition.

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No eBook available Almost White. Brewton Berry. Macmillan, - Indians of North America - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. Rick Najera’s new book, Almost White, succeeds on all counts.

It is Rick’s story, from his childhood in San Diego to his successes in Hollywood and Broadway, told with a stark honesty of what it means to be an Hispanic in the “white man’s” traditional domain. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Berry, Brewton.

Almost white. London, Collier-Macmillan [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. In Almost White, award-winning writer, actor, director, comedian, playwright, and producer Rick Najera explores what it means to be a Latino against the ever-changing backdrop of his life as a Hollywood creative.

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Dc., and all the many anthropology studies done since the middle 's did not attempt to delve deeply into the records available to them but relied more on the folklore and tales of the times in which they were. In his new book, Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood, Najera shines the spotlight on his life.

For over 20 years, he has written for some of the top sitcoms and has met and been mentored by some of the biggest stars around, including Whoopi Goldberg, Sidney Poitier, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, George Lopez, Jennifer Lopez, Cheech Marin, Edward James Olmos, Mario.

In Almost White, award-winning writer, actor, director, comedian, playwright, and producer Rick Najera explores what it means to be a Latino against the ever-changing backdrop of his life as a Hollywood creative. A bona fide chameleon, this L.A.-based everyman is “Mexican hyphen American” or, as he wryly puts it, “almost.I found "Light, Bright and Damn Near White", to be a well written interesting book.

I admired many of the people who could have passed for being completly white and make their lives easier, but instead choose to embrace their African American side Many of them helped their people therefore, making valuable contributions to a better society/5(40).White book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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