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When Race Breaks Out

Conversations about Race and Racism in College Classrooms – 3rd Revised edition


Helen Fox

The third revised edition of "When Race Breaks Out" is a guide for college and high school teachers who want to promote honest and informed conversations about race and racism. Based on the author's personal practice and interviews with students and faculty from a variety of disciplines, this book combines personal memoirs, advice, teaching ideas, and lively classroom vignettes. A unique insideräs guide to the salient ideas, definitions, and opinions about race helps instructors answer students' questions and anticipate their reactions, both to the material and to each other. An extensive annotated bibliography of articles, books, and videos with recommendations for classroom use is included.


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ABC News. (1996). America in Black and White: #2 How much is white skin worth? Distributor: ABC News. ABC Primetime Live. (1991). True colors. Video. Distributor: Journal Graphics. Ada- chi, J. (2006). The slanted screen: Asian men in film and television. Video. AAMM Productions. Allen, P. G. (1988). Who is your mother? Red roots of white feminism. In R. Simonson & S. Walker (Eds.), Graywolf annual five: Multi-cultural literacy. St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press. American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Research Institute. (2007). Report on hate crimes and discrimination against Arab Americans 2003–2007. hcr07.pdf Andersen, H. C. (1996). The little match girl. New York: The Putnam & Grosset Group. Anzaldúa, G. (1987). Borderlands/La frontera. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books. Applied Research Center. (2009, May 18). Race and recession: How inequity rigged the economy and how to change the rules. pdf Appling, C. (1998, Summer). Passing patriots: The four multiracial U.S. presidents. Interrace, 8(42), 20. Arboleda, T. (1998). In the shadow of race: Growing up as a multiethnic, multicultural, and “multi- racial” American. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Baldwin, J. (1988) [1963]. A talk to teachers. In R. Simonson & S. Walker (Eds.), Graywolf annual five: Multicultural literacy. St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press. BBC. (1985). Are you a racist? Distributor: Films, Incorporated. 160 when race breaks out Bhopal, R., & Donaldson, L. (1998, September). White, European, Western, Caucasian, or what? Inappropriate labeling in research on race, ethnicity, and health. American Journal of Public Health, 88(9), 1303–1307. Boal,...

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