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How to Be BlackBy Baratunde R. Thurston

In a Nutshell

How To Be Black is a personal story from Baratunde Thurston illustrating what it means to be Black in America, a country predominantly determined by the culture of white people.

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There's no perk in being closed-minded as a minority. It's never, ever, ever going to help you, ever.

Baratunde Thurston

Introduction

Renowned Black author Baratunde Thurston grew up at the intersection of Black and white culture in the U.S. Thurston received education in traditionally white-dominated private schools and proceeded to graduate from Harvard University, the oldest and one of the most prestigious in America. His experiences gave him deep insight into the interaction of what often seems like two different worlds. The result? A humorous, but at the same time eye-opening, collection of essays: How To Be Black.

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