Invisible man, got the whole world watching: a young black man's education

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2016.
Language:
English
Description
A New York Times Bestseller New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice How do you learn to be a black man in America? For young black men today, it means coming of age during the presidency of Barack Obama. It means witnessing the deaths of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Akai Gurley, and too many more. It means celebrating powerful moments of black self-determination for LeBron James, Dave Chappelle, and Frank Ocean. In Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching , Mychal Denzel Smith chronicles his own personal and political education during these tumultuous years, describing his efforts to come into his own in a world that denied his humanity. Smith unapologetically upends reigning assumptions about black masculinity, rewriting the script for black manhood so that depression and anxiety aren't considered taboo, and feminism and LGBTQ rights become part of the fight. The questions Smith asks in this book are urgent--for him, for the martyrs and the tokens, and for the Trayvons that could have been and are still waiting.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781568585284
9781568585291
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID da4c962f-81a9-a578-ec72-b665e7c2584a
Grouping Title invisible man got the whole world watching a young black mans education
Grouping Author smith mychal denzel
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-18 23:20:17PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-19 00:41:06AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Smith, Mychal Denzel, 1986-
author_display Smith, Mychal Denzel
available_at_school Cameron College Prep, Cane Ridge High, East Nashville Magnet High, Hume-Fogg Magnet High, Hunter's Lane High, LEAD Academy High, MLK Jr. Magnet, Maplewood High, McGavock High, Nashville School of the Arts, Overton High, Whites Creek High
collection_school Biography, Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school Cameron College Prep - Teen Non-Fiction, Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction, East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Non-Fiction, Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction, Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction, MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction, Maplewood High - Teen Biography, McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction, Nashville School of the Arts - Teen Non-Fiction, Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction, Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description How do you learn to be a black man in America? For young black men today, it means coming of age during the presidency of Barack Obama; witnessing the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and too many more. Smith chronicles his own personal and political education during these tumultuous years, describing his efforts to come into his own in a world that denied his humanity.
format_category_school Books, eBook
format_school Book, eBook
id da4c962f-81a9-a578-ec72-b665e7c2584a
isbn 9781568585284, 9781568585291
item_details ils:CARL0000487975|35192048709665|Edgehill - Adult Non-Fiction|305.242 S6557i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EH||, ils:CARL0000487975|35192048709699|North - Adult Non-Fiction|305.242 S6557i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NO||, ils:CARL0000487975|35192048831675|Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction|305.242 S6557i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000487975|35192048831683|Edmondson Pike - Adult Non-Fiction|305.242 S6557i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000487975|35192048831691|Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction|305.242 S6557i|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000487975|FF00133782|McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000487975|FF00133783|McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00246608|Hume-Fogg High Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||69450||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00257633|Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||61182||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00257685|East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||63290||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00257821|MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6C497||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00257931|Maplewood High - Teen Biography|B SMI SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6E550||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00257961|McGavock High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6D532||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00258014|Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6F615||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00258123|Whites Creek High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6I787||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00258211|Cameron College Prep - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||71181||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00261220|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||, ils:CARL0000487975|QQ00262732|Nashville School of the Arts - Teen Non-Fiction|305.24 SMI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||62242||, ils:CARL0000691569|35192050048077|Main Library - Civil Rights Room|SpecColl 305.242 S6557i NCR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:564b88a0-ba37-4330-ac0e-be55080f45ab|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_school , Book
last_indexed 2018-09-19T05:41:06.141Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 305.24 SMI, B SMI SMI
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Cameron College Prep, Cane Ridge High, East Nashville Magnet High, Hume-Fogg Magnet High, Hunter's Lane High, LEAD Academy High, MLK Jr. Magnet, Maplewood High, McGavock High, Nashville School of the Arts, Overton High, Whites Creek High
primary_isbn 9781568585284
publishDate 2016
record_details ils:CARL0000487975|Book|Books||English|Nation Books,|2016.|224 pages ; 22 cm., ils:CARL0000691569|Book|Books||English|Nation Books,|2016.|224 pages ; 22 cm., overdrive:564b88a0-ba37-4330-ac0e-be55080f45ab|eBook|eBook||English|Nation Books|2016|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000487975 FF00133782 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00257633 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00257821 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 35192048709699 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00257961 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00258014 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00246608 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00262732 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 FF00133783 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00257931 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 35192048831691 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000487975 35192048831683 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00257685 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00261220 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00258211 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 35192048831675 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000487975 QQ00258123 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000487975 35192048709665 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000691569 35192050048077 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false false
overdrive:564b88a0-ba37-4330-ac0e-be55080f45ab -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet African American young men -- Education, African American young men -- Race identity, African American young men -- Social conditions -- 21st century, Smith, Mychal Denzel, -- 1986-, United States -- Race relations
title_display Invisible man, got the whole world watching : a young black man's education
title_full Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching A Young Black Man's Education, Invisible man, got the whole world watching : a young black man's education / Mychal Denzel Smith
title_short Invisible man, got the whole world watching :
title_sub a young black man's education
topic_facet African American young men, Biography & Autobiography, Education, Nonfiction, Race identity, Race relations, Smith, Mychal Denzel, Social conditions, Sociology