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6 edition of The Color of Their Skin found in the catalog.

The Color of Their Skin

Education and Race in Richmond, Virginia 1954-89 (Carter G Woodson Institute Series in Black Studies)

by Robert A. Pratt

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Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Schools,
  • Social issues,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • School Desegregation,
  • History - General History,
  • Education,
  • USA,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9355564M
    ISBN 100813914817
    ISBN 109780813914817

    Human skin color ranges in variety from the darkest brown to the lightest hues. An individual's skin pigmentation is the result of genetics, being the product of both of the individual's biological parents' genetic makeup, and exposure to evolution, skin pigmentation in human beings evolved by a process of natural selection primarily to regulate the amount of ultraviolet radiation. Get this from a library! Not by the color of their skin: the impact of racial differences on the child's development.. [Marjorie McDonald].


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All the Colors We Are: The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color by Katie Kissinger This book offers a scientific description of how people get their skin color. Kissinger talks about the melanin in our skin and how the environment can change our skin color.

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In an essay that appeared in her book, In Search of our Mothers’ Gardens, Walker defined colorism as “prejudicial or preferential treatment of same-race people based solely on their color Author: Lori L. Tharps. - Martin Luther King, Jr. quotes from "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their.

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F or black Americans, skin color is a complex topic. Whenever a black celebrity lightens his or her skin – whether it’s pop star Michael Jackson, retired baseball player Sammy Sosa or rapper.Once the children find their exact skin color match, they should each make a larger sample of their skin-colored paint (enough to fill a soufflé cup).

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