Karla FC Holloway From education How ...

Karla FC Holloway From education How we're reading race -- is...

There are 1 comment on the Contra Costa Times story from Feb 25, 2008, titled Karla FC Holloway From education How we're reading race -- is.... In it, Contra Costa Times reports that:

“Vanished": "the second juror was a woman too, an elderly black woman. The next two jurors were men.”

Have you ever noticed that when reading fiction by best-selling writers, race is rarely mentioned until somebody is not white? As a professor of literature, I only need to point out this phenomenon once to my ... via Contra Costa Times

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Cambridge, MA

#1 Feb 26, 2008
She's got this exactly right. Why isn't there more common sense like this in the media commentary? We need more voices like hers. Whatever your politics are, it's time we got real information about what voters think rather than the media stars just telling us how many are white voters and how many are black. Wish we heard more like this on television.

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