The police recorded the death as suicide, thereby annulling Earl Little’s life insurance.
Here, Tatum asserts that we do not know how to talk about our racial differences.
Using real-life examples and research, she presents evidence that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about facilitating communication across racial and ethnic divides.
Rachel, a Jew, rather unexpectedly meets an old friend at the kibbutz where she is working as a teacher.
It brings back memories of her experiences in The Netherlands during the war, memories of betrayal. Rachel is in trouble when her hiding place is bombed by allied troops.
Strauss learns habits that, as he sees it, are often basic—and should have been taught to him by society in the first place.