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The Resource Blue eyes, brown eyes : a cautionary tale of race and brutality, Stephen G. Bloom

Blue eyes, brown eyes : a cautionary tale of race and brutality, Stephen G. Bloom

Label
Blue eyes, brown eyes : a cautionary tale of race and brutality
Title
Blue eyes, brown eyes
Title remainder
a cautionary tale of race and brutality
Statement of responsibility
Stephen G. Bloom
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The day after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, Jane Elliott, a third-grade schoolteacher in rural Iowa, tried out a shocking experiment to show the scorching impact of racism on children. Elliott separated her students according to the color of their eyes. Those with brown eyes would lord over those with blue eyes. The brown-eyed students were given permission to heckle and berate the blue-eyed students, even to start fights with them. The Blue-Eyed, Brown-Eyed Experiment would become world famous. Elliott would go on to appear on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show, followed by a stormy White House conference, and tens of thousands of media events and diversity training sessions around the world. Elliott taught "Black Lives Matter" fifty years before the phrase was ever uttered. Yet the small town where Elliott began the incendiary experiment never forgot or forgave her. She paid a price for her hard-fought fame. But was Elliott the benign and enlightened mother of diversity she claimed to be? The damage she caused still reverberates. An indelible, confounding portrait of a woman driven to succeed, set against the backdrop of a proud and upright farming community"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bloom, Stephen G
Dewey number
370.8909777/312
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
LA2317.E44
LC item number
B56 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elliott, Jane
  • Racism
  • Prejudices in children
  • Racism
Label
Blue eyes, brown eyes : a cautionary tale of race and brutality, Stephen G. Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note : The scab -- Prologue : the tonight show -- The corn -- Dirty little bastards -- Pizzui -- Elysian fields -- From Memphis to Riceville -- The experiment -- "Did she really?" -- "Here's Johnny!" -- Back home -- What some of the kids said -- Rotarians -- "Eye of the storm" -- The White House -- Trouble -- Blackboard jungle -- Spooner -- A blind spot -- Class reunion -- The offer -- Unbound -- Oprah -- The greater good -- The dogs bar, but the caravan goes on -- Afterword : the case of Robert Coles and others -- Coda : Andy's and the ville
Control code
on1232015781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 263 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520382268
Lccn
2020058497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)1232015781
Label
Blue eyes, brown eyes : a cautionary tale of race and brutality, Stephen G. Bloom
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note : The scab -- Prologue : the tonight show -- The corn -- Dirty little bastards -- Pizzui -- Elysian fields -- From Memphis to Riceville -- The experiment -- "Did she really?" -- "Here's Johnny!" -- Back home -- What some of the kids said -- Rotarians -- "Eye of the storm" -- The White House -- Trouble -- Blackboard jungle -- Spooner -- A blind spot -- Class reunion -- The offer -- Unbound -- Oprah -- The greater good -- The dogs bar, but the caravan goes on -- Afterword : the case of Robert Coles and others -- Coda : Andy's and the ville
Control code
on1232015781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 263 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520382268
Lccn
2020058497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)1232015781

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