Everything you need to understand or teach Black, White, and Jewish by Rebecca Walker.
In this biography, Rebecca Walker tells her story of growing up as the daughter of Mississippi's first legal interracial marriage. In addition, her mother is well known writer, poet and playwright, Alice Walker.
Rebecca Walker's personal story draws the reader in from the beginning, as she describes life in Mississippi, starting with her first birthday. Then, the family moves to New York, where both of her parents continue their involvement in the civil rights movement. Walker writes about her relationship with her father's white, Jewish family, those that accept her and those that hold her at a safe distance. As a young girl, much of this separation fails to make sense. Walker fails to see her parents open-minded view in the world around her. Her parents, throughout the book, fail to prepare Walker for encounters with those people who continue to harbor bigoted views.
During Walker's childhood, her...
Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self Lesson Plans contain 134 pages of teaching material, including: