Overcoming Prejudice

Overcoming Prejudice

by Tracey Baptiste

Hardback Publication Date: 15/05/2009

  $58.00
Prejudice exists in many forms. People discriminate against one another based on race, religion, weight, gender, and more. ""Overcoming Prejudice"" provides readers with multiple true stories of people who have faced various prejudices and describes how they dealt with it. A final chapter gives readers tips for how to improve their communication skills and prevent stereotyping in their communities. History and current events topics covered include: Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka; Cesar Chavez's fight for unions; the fight for women's right to vote; Japanese Americans who fought for the United States in World War II; lobbying for laws that help students with special education needs and physical disabilities thrive in school; Moses Fleetwood Walker and Jackie Robinson as the first African-Americans in pro baseball; and Native American leaders.
ISBN:
9781604131192
9781604131192
Category:
Educational: Personal
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
15-05-2009
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
128
Dimensions (mm):
235x165x13mm
Weight:
0.4kg
Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction for children including The Jumbie series, and The Totally Gross History of Ancient Egypt. She is also a contributor to the adult horror anthology Sycorax's Daughters. Ms. Baptiste volunteers with We Need Diverse Books, The Brown Bookshelf, and I Too Arts Collective. She teaches in Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program, and runs the editorial company Fairy Godauthor.

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