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The Color Complex : the politics of skin color among African Americans / Kathy Russell, Midge Wilson, Ph.D., Ronald Hall, Ph.D.

Author/Creator:
Russell, Kathy Y.
Edition:
First edition
Publication:
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, 1992.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, [1], 200 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Race identity.
African Americans -- Color -- Social aspects.
Colorism -- United States.
Racially mixed people -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Introduction
Masters, Slaves, and Lovers
The Color Gap in Power and Privilege
Embracing Whiteness
Black Identity: Shades of Beauty and Pride
Hair: The Straight and Nappy of It All
Divided Families and Friends
Dating and Mating: A Question of Color
Color Harassment in the Workplace
The Media: Images in Black and Light
Epilogue: About Change.
Notes:
"Designed by Camilla Filancia."
"Jacket design by Irving Freeman."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has embossed stamp "JB Library of Joanna Banks".
Banks Collection copy has cartoon by Barbara Brandon laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (stamp) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1992
Contributor:
Wilson, Midge, author.
Hall, Ronald E., author.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0151191646 :
OCLC:
25787455
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