The Resource Motherhood So White : A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America, (electronic resource)

Motherhood So White : A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America, (electronic resource)

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Motherhood So White : A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America
Title
Motherhood So White
Title remainder
A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America
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Language
eng
Summary
In America, Mother = White That's what Nefertiti, a single African American woman, discovered when she decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster care system. Eager to finally join the motherhood ranks, Nefertiti was shocked when people started asking her why she wanted to adopt a "crack baby" or said that she would never be able to raise a Black son on her own. She realized that American society saw motherhood through a white lens, and that there would be no easy understanding or acceptance of the kind of family she hoped to build. Motherhood So White is the story of Nefertiti's fight to create the family she always knew she was meant to have and the story of motherhood that all American families need now. In this unflinching account of her parenting journey, Nefertiti examines the history of adoption in the African American community, faces off against stereotypes of single, Black motherhood, and confronts the reality of raising children of color in racially charged, modern-day America. Honest, vulnerable, and uplifting, Motherhood So White reveals what Nefertiti knew all along-that the only requirement for a successful family is one raised with love
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Austin, Nefertiti
Dewey number
305.48/89
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Austin, Nefertiti
  • African American mothers
  • Adoptive parents
  • African American families
  • African American women
  • Mother and child
  • Parenting
  • Single mothers
  • Adoption
  • Motherhood
  • Racism
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Motherhood So White : A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492679028
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12461136
Publisher number
MWT12461136
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Motherhood So White : A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492679028
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12461136
Publisher number
MWT12461136
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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