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Vron Ware

In: The SAGE Handbook of Feminist Theory

Chapter 11: The Space of a Movement: Life-Writing Against Racism

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The Space of a Movement: Life-Writing Against Racism
The space of a movement: Life-writing against racism
VronWare

I hope, some day, to write my autobiography. I have not yet done so – although most of my writing is autobiographical. In one book, Killers of the Dream, I have chosen to take one fragment of my life, my experiences as a white person in a strictly patterned highly conformed culture, and write as fully as I could of that… Why did I do this – instead of writing about myself as an individual? Because I was not a free individual during some of those years, I was a white conformist. I told both as documentary and as confession my story as one human being caught in the white-black ...

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