How I shed my skin: unlearning the racist lessons of a southern childhood

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"In August of 1966, Jim Grimsley entered the sixth grade in the same public school he had attended for the five previous years in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But he knew that the first day of this school year was going to be different: for the first time he'd be in a classroom with black children ... Now, over forty years later, Grimsley ... revisits that school and those times, remembering his personal reaction to his first real exposure to black children and to their culture, and his growing awareness of his own mostly unrecognized racist attitudes"--
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subject_facet African Americans -- Education -- North Carolina -- Pollocksville -- History -- 20th century, African Americans -- North Carolina -- Pollocksville -- Biography, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Electronic books, Grimsley, Jim, -- 1955- -- Childhood and youth, Public schools -- North Carolina -- Pollocksville -- History -- 20th century, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations, Segregation in education -- North Carolina -- Pollocksville -- History -- 20th century, Whites -- North Carolina -- Pollocksville -- Biography
title_display How I shed my skin : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood
title_full How I shed my skin : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood / Jim Grimsley, How I shed my skin : unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood [electronic resource] / Jim Grimsley, How I shed my skin : unlearning the racist lessons of a southern childhood [electronic resource] / Jim Grimsley
title_short How I shed my skin :
title_sub unlearning the racist lessons of a southern childhood
topic_facet African Americans, Childhood and youth, Education, Electronic books, Grimsley, Jim, History, Public schools, Segregation in education, Whites