The Resource At Mama's Knee, April Ryan, (electronic resource)

At Mama's Knee, April Ryan, (electronic resource)

Label
At Mama's Knee
Title
At Mama's Knee
Statement of responsibility
April Ryan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her first book, The Presidency in Black and White, journalist April Ryan examined race in America through her experience as a White House reporter. In this book, she shifts the conversation from the White House to every home in America. At Mama's Knee looks at race and race relations through the lessons that mothers transmit to their children. As a single African American mother in Baltimore, Ryan has struggled with each gut wrenching, race related news story to find the words to convey the right lessons to her daughters. To better understand how mothers transfer to their children wisdom on race and race relations, she reached out to other mothers?prominent political leaders like Hillary Clinton and Valerie Jarrett, celebrities like Cindy Williams, and others like Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother, whose lives have been impacted by prominent race related events. At a time when Americans still struggle to address racial division and prejudice, their stories remind us that attitudes change from one generation to the next and one child at a time. Features interviews with: Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin; John Lewis, congressman; Hillary Clinton, former First Lady, Secretary of State, Presidential candidate; Cindy Williams, actress known for role of Shirley on Laverne & Shirley; Cory Booker, United States senator; Christopher Darden, OJ Simpson prosecutor; Michael Cole, actor best known for role of Pete on The Mod Squad; Valerie Jarrett, presidential advisor; Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy; Iyanla Vansant, author, life coach and television personality; Harry Belafonte, singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist; President Barack Obama; and President Jimmy Carter
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, April
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.A1
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race discrimination
  • Mother and child
  • Mothers
  • African Americans
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Mother and child
  • Mothers
  • Race discrimination
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • United States
Label
At Mama's Knee, April Ryan, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 35
  • 4
  • N-Word
  • 47
  • 5
  • Faith of Our Mothers
  • 65
  • 6
  • Mothers, Presidents, and Race
  • 81
  • 1
  • 7
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • 87
  • 8
  • Assimilation
  • 99
  • 9
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 109
  • 10
  • More Than a Headline
  • Educating the Future
  • 117
  • 5
  • 2
  • Born a Statistic
  • 17
  • 3
  • A Mother's Love
Control code
ocn962413042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442265646
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5F04A087-A255-44A0-9094-E6FB332D20DA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o962413042
  • (OCoLC)962413042
Label
At Mama's Knee, April Ryan, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 35
  • 4
  • N-Word
  • 47
  • 5
  • Faith of Our Mothers
  • 65
  • 6
  • Mothers, Presidents, and Race
  • 81
  • 1
  • 7
  • A Tale of Two Cities
  • 87
  • 8
  • Assimilation
  • 99
  • 9
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 109
  • 10
  • More Than a Headline
  • Educating the Future
  • 117
  • 5
  • 2
  • Born a Statistic
  • 17
  • 3
  • A Mother's Love
Control code
ocn962413042
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442265646
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5F04A087-A255-44A0-9094-E6FB332D20DA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o962413042
  • (OCoLC)962413042

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