Becoming and Unbecoming White: Owning and Disowning a Racial Identity


White multicultural educators and activists have undergone a process of transformation as they move from a racist to an anti-racist consciousness. Through detailing their life experiences and significant "racial experiences," the authors identify and discuss the constitutive events that have affected their racial consciousness. In addition to the description of these "racial experiences," the authors discuss the impact that these experiences have on their pedagogy of multicultural education.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • James O'Donnell
  • Peter McLaren
  • Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • Becky Thompson
  • David Wellman
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1999


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