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How not to get shot : and other advice from white people  Cover Image Book Book

How not to get shot : and other advice from white people / D. L. Hughley and Doug Moe.

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  • ISBN: 9780062698544
  • ISBN: 0062698540
  • ISBN: 9780062698643
  • Physical Description: viii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: American wit and humor.
Social justice > United States > Humor.
Police shootings > United States > Humor.
American essays > 21st century.
United States > Race relations > Humor.
United States > Politics and government > Humor.
Genre: Humor.

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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 817.6 HUG 2018 (Text) 0002205411149 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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