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Michael Eric Dyson
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King's Truth

At the end of Chapter 4, the author comments that civil rights activist Martin Luther King Junior "spoke the truth that we have yet to fully acknowledge" (40). Do you believe this is true? Is the truth spoken about by Dr. King still unacknowledged? Or things starting to change?

Whiteness

Do you agree or disagree with the concept of whiteness and its implications? Why or why not?

Stop Being White

At the conclusion of his chapter on whiteness, the author suggests that in order to change the racial situation in America, white people need to "stop being white" (70). In the context of this chapter, what does that mean? Do you think it is possible? Do you think the author is correct?

"Beloved"

How do you respond to the author's use of the term "beloved" to address the reader? Keeping in mind that his intention is to address...

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