The third revised edition of "When Race Breaks Out" is a guide for college and high school teachers who want to promote honest and informed conversations about race and racism. Based on the author's personal practice and interviews with students and faculty from a variety of disciplines, this book combines personal memoirs, advice, teaching ideas, and lively classroom vignettes. A unique insideras guide to the salient ideas, definitions, and opinions about race helps instructors answer students' questions and anticipate their reactions, both to the material and to each other. An extensive annotated bibliography of articles, books, and videos with recommendations for classroom use is included.
Helen Fox has taught about race and racism, human rights, peace activism, and international development at the University of Michigan for 22 years. She is the author of Listening to the World: Cultural Issues in Academic Writing (1994), Their Highest Vocation: Social Justice and the Millennial Generation (2012), and Fractured: Race Relations in "Post-Racial" American Life (2014).