Under Her Skin: How Girls Experience Race in America [01:08:50]
@ Center for New Words (2005-03-10)
tags: unitedstates race women [add tags]
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From the WGBH Forum Network: "Makhijani, Goodwin, Chalmer and Drostova read from Under Her Skin: How Girls Experience Race in America, an anthology of essays by women that explore through a child's lens the sometimes savage, sometimes innocent, and always complex ways in which race shapes American lives and families.Ms. Makhijani is the recipient of the 2003 Magazine Merit Award Honor in nonfiction by the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators for her essay, "The First Time," in the November/December 2003 issue of Cicada.A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University, Ms. Makhijani's bylines have appeared in in the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Newark Star-Ledger, the Indian Express, Time Out New York, NY ARTS Magazine, India Today and New York Kids among others.Ms. Makhijani is currently a student in the masters of fine arts program in creative writing (nonfiction) at Sarah Lawrence College, and lives in New York City with her husband. "
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