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How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People

D. L. Hughley and Doug Moe
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Language
English
ISBN
9780062698544, 0062698540
Summary
Legendary African American activist-comedian D. L. Hughley uses satire to draw attention to white privilege and racial injustice, sardonically offering an illustrated how-to guide for black people, full of insight from white people, about how to act, dress, speak, walk, and drive in the safest manner possible.
Contents
  • Part I: How not to get shot by the police. Comply with police orders ; Don't talk back ; Don't break the law! ; You have to understand: cops are scared ; Do be an angel ; Don't drive like a suspect ; If you do get shot, don't rush to judgment ; The real way to not get shot by police
  • Part II: How to look. Don't match the description ; How to dress less threatening ; Don't have gang tattoos ; How to do your hair
  • Part III: How to act. How to be nice and quiet ; What kind of music should you listen to? ; Stop making white people say the n-word ; How to not come from a single-parent household ; What to name your kids ; How to get a job ; Stop taking handouts ; How to move into a white neighborhood
  • Part IV: Understanding white people. What kind of black people do white people like? ; Your bill of rights ; "I'm not racist, I have black friends" ; How not to be a reverse racist ; How not to play the race card ; End white-on-white crime! ; How to make white food
  • Part V: Tidbits of advice for white people from black people. It's hard being white, but try to make do ; Pay attention to signs.
Description
viii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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