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How not to get shot : and other advice from white people / D.L. Hughley and Doug Moe.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9780062698544 On Order On order -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 818 HUG (Text) 70741000151170 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062698544
  • Physical Description: viii, 260 pages ; illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York :  William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

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In America, a black man is three times more likely to be killed in encounters with police than a white guy.  If only he had complied with the cop, he might be alive today, pundits say in the aftermath of the latest shooting of an unarmed black man.  Or, Maybe he shouldn't have worn that hoodie...or, moved more slowly...not been out so late...Wait, why are black people allowed to drive, anyway?  With so much heartfelt guidance flying around, it seems there's been a failure to communicate.  Now, at last, activist-comedian D.L. Hughley offers How Not to Get Shot, an illustrated how-to guide for black people, full of insight from white people, translated by one of the funniest black dudes on the planet.  In these pages you will learn how to act, dress, speak, walk, and drive in the safest manner possible.  You also will finally understand the white mind.  It is a book that can save lives.  Or at least laugh through the pain.
Subject: American wit and humor.
Social justice > United States > Humor.
Police shootings > United States > Humor.
American essays > 21st century.
United States > Race relations > Humor.
United States > Politics and government > Humor.
Genre: Humor.
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