'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?': A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity Quotes

Beverly Daniel Tatum
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"The impact of racism begins early. Even in our preschool years, we are exposed to misinformation about people different from ourselves."
Chapter 1, pg. 3

"Another related definition of racism, commonly used by antiracist educators and consultants, is 'prejudice plus power.' Radical prejudice when combined with social power—access to social, cultural, and economic resources and decision-making—leads to the institutionalization of racist policies and practices."
Chapter 1, pgs. 8-9

"In the absence of dissonance, this dimension of identity escapes conscious attention."
Chapter 2, pg. 21

"The dominant group is seen as the norm for humanity."
Chapter 2, pg. 24

"Our ongoing examination of who we are in our full humanity, embracing all of our identities, creates the possibility of building alliances that may ultimately free us all."
Chapter 2, pg. 28

"While some may think it is a burden to children to encourage this critical consciousness, I consider it a gift."
Chapter 3, pg...

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