DOI: 10.58680/rte20054493 ISSN: 0034-527X

My Ancestors Didn’t Own Slaves: Understanding White Talk about Race

Jennifer Seibel Trainor
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics

In this essay, I address the problem of White racism in the classroom, proposing a way of reading racist discourse that takes into account its emotional dimensions and hence its persuasive appeal for White students.