Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD, is president emerita of Spelman College and in 2014 received the Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology, the highest honor presented by the American Psychological Association. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the
Cafeteria was a landmark publication when it appeared in 1997.
Twenty years later this updated edition is as fresh, poignant and
timely as ever."--Earl Lewis, President, the Andrew W. Mellon
"An unusually sensitive work about the racial barriers that still divide us in so many areas of life."--Jonathan Kozol
"We don't talk about race in America, but we must start if we are going to heal this broken country--and Beverly Tatum's book is exactly the conversation opener we should be using."--Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things