My First White Friend

My First White Friend

Confessions on Race, Love and Forgiveness

Patricia Raybon - Author

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ISBN 9780140244366 | 256 pages | 01 Jun 1997 | Penguin | 5.15 x 7.71in | 18 - AND UP
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  • Christopher Award for Nonfiction
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"In mid-life Afro-American journalist Raybon made a conscious decision to stop hating white people. Her journal/analysis provides discourse on hatred and forgiveness, the rise of her hatred, and her efforts to conquer her fears and forgive the past. An unusual account of conscious change."—Kirkus Reviews.

Part One: Race
1 A History with Demons
2 The Problem Is Me?
3 Down By the Cross
4 All Shook Up
5 A Letter to My First White Friend

Part Two: Forgiveness
6 Seeking
7 Finding
8 Knowing

Part Three: Love (Four Stories and an Ending)

9 Real Life
10 Regarding Mother
11 School Daze
12 The Affirmation
13 Setting to Right


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