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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

Stamped

by Jason Reynolds

A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism — and antiracism — in America. This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. A book to help us better understand why we are where we are. A b...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights that Changed America

Because They Marched

by Russell Freedman

In the early 1960s, tired of reprisals for attempting to register to vote, Selma’s black community began to protest. The struggle received nationwide attention when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a voting rights march in Janu...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide

We Are Not Yet Equal

by Carol Anderson

Carol Anderson’s White Rage took the world by storm, landing on the New York Times bestseller list and best book of the year lists from New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, and Chicago Review of Books. It launched her ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Just Mercy: A True Story of the Fight for Justice

Just Mercy

by Bryan Stevenson

In this young adult adaptation of the acclaimed bestseller Just Mercy, which the New York Times calls "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so," Bryan Stevenson delves deep into the broken U.S. justice ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Black Enough

edited by Ibi Zoboi

A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person’s experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than some...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

All American Boys

All American Boys

by Jason Reynolds

In an unforgettable new novel from award-winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, two teens — one black, one white — grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their commu...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Dear Martin

Dear Martin

by Nic Stone

Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning New York Times bestselling debut, a William C. Morris Award Finalist.Jus...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Piecing Me Together

Piecing Me Together

by Renee Watson

Acclaimed author Renee Watson offers a powerful story about a girl striving for success in a world that too often seems like it’s trying to break her.Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she’s ever ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Pet

Pet

by Akwaeke Emezi

The highly-anticipated, genre-defying new novel by award-winning author Akwaeke Emezi that explores themes of identity and justice. Pet is here to hunt a monster. Are you brave enough to look? There are no monsters anymore, or so the child...

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