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The History of White People, Chapter 3






This post on Chapter 3 of Nell Painter’s book, The History of White People, is part of an online book chat sponsored by the Beyond Black and White Facebook discussion group. For more information on the book and the Beyond Black and White book club, follow this link. Many thanks to Simone L. Brickers, for […]

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The History of White People, Chapter 2






Professor Painter begins this chapter with the statement: “What we can see depends heavily on what our culture has trained us to look for.” She goes on to talk about how the Romans began to differentiate further among people who had formerly been known as “Celts” or “barbarians.” ┬áBut how might this statement challenge us […]