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"Narrator Bahni Turpin's impassioned voice clearly conveys the gravity of this book on race and racism.... Key points are repeated to help listeners absorb ideas and definitions, and Turpin engagingly reads real-life examples Oluo uses to illustrate complex concepts such as intersectionality and white privilege." (AudioFile)  

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A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that listeners of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide 

In So You Want to Talk About Race, editor-at-large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-aggressions, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the "N" word. Perfectly positioned to bridge the gap between people of color and white Americans struggling with race complexities, Oluo answers the questions listeners don't dare ask and explains the concepts that continue to elude everyday Americans. 

Oluo is an exceptional writer with a rare ability to be straightforward, funny, and effective in her coverage of sensitive, hyper-charged issues in America. Her messages are passionate but finely tuned and crystallize ideas that would otherwise be vague by empowering them with aha-moment clarity. Her writing brings to mind voices like Ta-Nehisi Coates and Roxane Gay, Jessica Valenti in Full Frontal Feminism, and a young Gloria Naylor, particularly in Naylor's seminal essay "The Meaning of a Word". A Harper's Bazaar pick of One of 10 Books to Read in 2018. 

©2018 Ijeoma Oluo (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • V. Taras
  • 2018/10/06

An Important Must-Read, but Worse than Expected

I have mixed feelings about the book. On the one hand, I believe it is a must-read for anyone in the U.S., and a highly recommended read for anyone outside the U.S. At the very least, it will give you a good perspective into the racial tensions in the U.S. and a good understanding of how it is seen by the activists of the African American community. Many eye-opening examples and explanations. On the other hand, the book is not particularly engaging. Justifiably, it is filled with rants and complaints. However, I felt the case could have been made more strongly with more statistics and references to more studies. The book felt like a rally speech, and less like a piece of scholarly work. Still, highly recommend. It was a good use of my time.

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  • alibamba
  • 2019/01/29

A Reminder to Read Books that Make You Uncomfortable

Yes, conversations about race are awkward to hard and even hurtful and I’m not thrilled to be categorized as a white supremacist simply because I am white but even with all that discomfort, confusion, eyebrow raises, and slack jawed moments I experienced while listening I have to say my world feels bigger after reading this. My perspective is changed. I didn’t understand or even recognize my own racism or white privilege. I have not had to confront racism and I have not seen the part in it that I have played or know what action I could take to change. I am asking questions of myself and assumptions I’ve made about a range of other issues because if I didn’t see this, what else am I not seeing? I feel very blessed to have come across Oluo’s book and will continue to follow her work. I also feel compelled to share that the narration is top notch.

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  • TheIsaiahCC
  • 2020/07/22

Terrifying Philosophy

The whole book is based off the premise of systemic racism being the foundation of the United States of America. Because slavery is the foundation, anything built upon it is systemically racist. The second sentence of the book refers to America as a “white supremacist country”. There is no justification for this premise. Anecdotal evidence is inconsequential. The book will also point to things that disproportionately affect black people and then refuse to address why those disparities exist, just accept it as further evidence of racism. The lack of proof is actually explained away by the author who says the system is intentionally complicated in order to shroud the white supremacy. How convenient. So, you can’t prove it because it’s too hard to explain. Does that sound like reasonable argument for a sound-minded person? Lucky for us, the author lays out some rules that actually supersede forming your own opinions. Rule number one: If a black person says something is about race, than it is. It sounds crazy at face value, but the author goes on to explain that it doesn’t really matter if the person is infallible or not. It matters the context with which they experience the world. If they experience racism throughout their lives, and then are followed through the store by a white employee then the employee’s intention’s don’t matter. Why? Because the author says you can’t leave your race at the door. It is context you carry with you constantly, and you should be aware of the implications of it. Which is dangerous. Saying my white skin hurts people is wrong. Just like driving while black isn’t a crime, existing near a black person while white isn’t either. And acting as though white skin is a power to wield with great care sounds like the semantics of a white supremacist. I will not carry the historical context of white skin around with me. And I will not speak to a black person while having the context of Jim Crowe in my mind. How can you heal a wound if you’re picking at the scab daily. I can’t imagine anything making you more uncomfortable with the conversation of race than this backwards thinking book. Then she talks about the idea of privilege. The author feels that she isn’t responsible for her degree because her mother was a college educated women who told her about the importance of college. And is that a privilege? Maybe so. Is it worth discrediting your accomplishments over? No. There is no equal playing field and we’ll all face struggles of different kinds. We can say this group faces more struggles than this one but who’s to say the most accurate grouping is by race. I would think by class would be more accurate. Poor neighborhood’s, that are often disproportionately black, have underfunded, ineffective schools. Is the strongest indicator of privilege between a white kid and a black kid in the same neighborhood their respective race? But the author when speaking to a liked but misguided white friend says that black issues should not be conflated with class issues. She also speaks about intersectionality and how when she’s shouted at on the street she doesn’t know if it’s because she’s black, queer, or because she’s a woman. Which, how would they know you’re queer on sight? But regardless, it’s more about the fact that a movement can’t simply be about one thing. For instance in a feminist movement, it should be of significance that she is a woman and black. So, the issues they’re focused on should benefit black women specifically, as well as latinx women, etc. Which of course is a blatant contradiction from the argument about class and race. You could be a poor person and a black person and therefore those two issues should be fought in tandem. Which is problematic in my estimations. MLK talked about how targeted approaches to specific instances of discrimination were much more effective in making real change. You can’t fight every battle at once, and there’s nothing wrong with focusing on one thing at a time. The authors concern is that black people have been told to wait their turn and change will come. At the same time, you have a large group of people that all say blatant things like “racism is bad, sexism is bad, etc” and people already agree with most of these premises and quickly dismiss the protest. What specific piece of legislation would you like to change or push? And then of course we’re back at square one, the system is too complex on purpose to disguise the insidious white supremacy within it’s depths. I gave this book my best shot. I wanted to be convinced and be on the “right side of history”. And now, I’m convinced that whatever side this book is on is clearly the wrong side. This philosophy will destroy the American way of life. Stay far away from this book. Maybe read some John Stuart Mill.

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  • 匿名
  • 2020/03/03

Entertaining and wise.

I was hesitant to this book because I am a biracial black woman in America and I wasn't sure this book was written for me or that I would have much to gain from it. Being mixed race often leaves you in the world of the 'other'. Often books on race are written to educate white people or vindicate poc. But this does that, but it expands into so much more than that. Everyone can be educated and maybe even find vindication in this guide to constructive conversation. It was also nice that it felt as if Bahni Turpin really identified with and embodied the work. Thanks for the great read.

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  • Heather
  • 2020/09/16

Rife with falsehoods that further divide

The book was terrible start to finish. It is one thing to believe there is a problem that needs to be fixed. But to essentially suggest that whites are all racist whether they know it or not is ridiculous. This book was a bloggers cheap attempt for a quick cash grab on a hot button topic that is so controversial it doesn’t require fact. Feelings over facts.

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  • MoneySpenderPro
  • 2019/01/22

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Difficult to follow when viewed in the light of heuristics and neurology. Reduces innate behavior and normal cultural adaptation to conscious wrong behavior. Identity politics defeat the collective goal of a neutral society. As the author states, she is mixed race as are many people, yet she clearly chooses to identify as belonging to one racial group instead of the other. Her stance that lighter skin equates to increasingly unfair social credit fails to account for the millions of light complexion people left behind in society. There is no doubt that racism exists in America, but choosing a tribe and attacking the other is not the way to accomplish it. Humans are all Africans. We belong to different families, not different races.

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  • 2018/02/05

Excellent book, excellently narrated.

Ijeoma Oluo has a gift for delivering hard medicine with humor and sensitivity. If you are a white person who wants to do better, this is a perfect primer on how (and when) to have conversations about race without doing more harm than good.

And Bahni Turpin is an impeccable narrator. She reads with a clarity and conviction that makes the content feel completely fresh, like a conversation, rather than a reading. A perfect fit with Ijeoma Oluo's writing style, too.

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  • UURev
  • 2019/12/19

Must read for white folks

I have done a lot of work on my privilege and racial bias (and I still have a LONG way to go) and books like this are so helpful, great reminders and calls to action, I will be rereading it again soon and asking all of my church staff to read it as well!

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  • Susanna Heath
  • 2020/04/29

Critical and a must read

At the risk of being just another white woman talking about how a book on race makes her feel...this book made me feel a lot. I consider myself a feminist and over the last year have learned much about intersectionality, and how I cannot fight for the rights of women without also including other marginalized people. But I do not have many people of color in my life. My social media feed is made up of mostly white liberal women. I didn’t feel comfortable talking about race, suspecting I was probably a little racist myself. I found this book on a list of must-read books on race. The chapter headings immediately hooked me. These were the questions I wanted to ask, and didn’t know how. Ijeoma presents the information calmly and with some humor but also with the underlying steel and passion that evokes a real emotional response to many tragic topics. She answers questions and brings up additional information I had never previously considered. I believe everyone should read this book and begin to take action in their communities.

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  • L. Keepers
  • 2020/08/15

Microagression To Whites

I read this book with my black friends at a book club hoping to be part of the solution and learn about my own hidden biases. For every good point there were several "microagression" against ME. Even my POC friends were embarrassed that I had to be insulted in front of them. And they were insulted that she assumes all black people have the same political views. They didnt. We have agreed to put into practice those few good suggestions in the book and forget the rest of it. My black friends apologized to ME instead of the other way aroumd.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020/03/26

An incredible eye-opener

This book made me cry so many times. I'm an Eastern European, and for such a long time I didn't understand what the debate about race was all about. I was angry that white people were being all lumped together, but I didn't know much about these issues, so I decided to try listening first. It pays off. I really had no idea. I'd say please, please, if you want to talk about racial issues, read this first. This book is not going to change the opinions of people who don't want to listen, and maybe a lot of this is nothing new to people who have long been taking racial equality seriously, but if you are a "beginner" like me (and I would quietly add, that many of us likely know a lot less about this than we think we know), this book is a must read.

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  • George
  • 2018/10/29

Thank You.

All I can say is an overwhelming thank you to Ijeoma for writing this book. Where my words have failed me this book has given me a voice, a voice so precise and clear that tears run down my eyes as I realise that I AM NOT ALONE and someone else shares parts of my reality as BLACK.

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  • Kris H.
  • 2018/10/15

Informative, moving, strategic, and quotable

Oluo's points are masterfully made, with compelling logic and empathetic awareness of the reader throughout. She's certainly opened my eyes and I have a feeling I'll be returning to grab quotes. I listened to the reader at 1.00 and 1.10 speed and both sound great.

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  • Maddie
  • 2018/09/26

A MUST READ/LISTEN

Everyone, especially every white person should read/listen this book! Everyone who wants to learn and be an ally to people of colour issues should have this book! Everyone that works with minorities, every school, every public institution employee should read this book!

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  • Arnold Seivwright
  • 2020/06/08

growth can start here

if like me you've spent most of your life not quite thinking about race and definitely unsure of where to start, well heres a book for you, I'm still processing the complex of issue, but knowing that, processing and talking, thinking reflecting and action are all tools to defeat systemic racism, well, this book gives you more than a few ideas and directions on how to go about doing those things, although I dont live in america I think the ideas Ijeoma outlines could and should be applied anywhere, I hope to endeavour forward with these new tools and learn some more.

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  • Addy
  • 2018/05/20

Outstanding Genius! Articulates so much of what I have always been unable to say

This book is important and it is important that you get to the end . If only I had her way with words, I might be able to say how brilliant and inspiring this is. The type of book i want to cuddle up to at that so I can wake with hope.

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  • Hannah Farrant
  • 2020/06/18

Powerful and Important

You should read this book. Especially if it makes you uncomfortable. It is too important not to read.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2020/06/14

Inspiring and thought provoking

Knowledge to spur both reflection and action. Oluo's clear telling prompts a healthy feeling of awkwardness but also helps you to know how to sit with it and put it to good use.

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  • mr taylor
  • 2020/06/09

a book everyone should hear

informative, well structured, practical. This is an important listen for anyone who wants to understand and have meaningful conversations about racism

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  • Cathy H
  • 2020/06/09

Excellent

This was an accessible and exceptional book which really helped me to understand the nuances involved in discussions around race. Prepare to feel discomfort, in a very productive way, as this book pulls no punches. Highly recommended.

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  • 匿名
  • 2019/12/06

For Champions of Equality & Justice

As a WOC I found myself chuckling at times with the bittersweet familiarity, of Ijeoma’s experiences of talking about race with white people. I found the book to be a balm on the 1000 paper cuts of microagressions I experience daily. I also felt seen when she acknowledged her own unconscious bias towards Asian people’s experience of racism and our struggle with the model minority myth. Though this book is specifically for Americans, as a POC from Australia, I could still relate to the content, and see correlations between my country’s oppressive colonial systems and that of the US’.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020/11/30

10/10 recommend

Puts racism in such simple and relatable terms. I will be recommending to friends and family