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  • Whistling Vivaldi

  • How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
  • By: Claude M. Steele
  • Narrated by: DeMario Clarke
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 245

Claude M. Steele, who has been called “one of the few great social psychologists,” offers a vivid first-person account of the research that supports his groundbreaking conclusions on stereotypes and identity. He sheds new light on American social phenomena from racial and gender gaps in test scores to the belief in the superior athletic prowess of black men, and lays out a plan for mitigating these “stereotype threats” and reshaping American identities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Miranda Legg on 06-11-16

Diversity treatment

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-29-17

Everyone should read this book it is solution based to our most important struggle in this country... stereotyping racial groups and it's effect on that group . It not only gives you studies that were performed this author also prescribed antidotes performed by him his colleagues and many other people who continue to educate others about this issue.

  • The Icarus Girl: A Novel

  • By: Helen Oyeyemi
  • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
  • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 66

Jessamy "Jess" Harrison is an eight year old caught between two worlds. Born to a British father and a Nigerian mother, she has forever felt like she doesn't belong. Jessamy is precocious but has difficulty getting along in school; she throws tantrums seemingly at random and makes life a challenge for her parents. Believing that a change might be the perfect antidote to Jess's troubles, her parents whisk her off to Nigeria to visit relatives. But Jessamy's plight is only beginning....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Will Leave You Thinking

  • By Katie on 08-13-12

awesome narrator

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-17

It was a page turner without flipping a page and the narrator made the characters really come to life !

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