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Posted on May 23, 2022 at 4:09 PM by Genesis Gaule
The Library will be closed Saturday, May 28 - Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
You Can't Be Serious by Kal Penn
Born Enemies // Penn bravely demonstrates by example that no matter who you are and where you come from, you have many more choices than those presented to you. It's a story about struggle, triumph, and learning how to keep your head up.
The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones & The New York Times Magazine
A New Origin Story // This book sends a very strong message: We must have a clear vision of this history if we are to understand our present dilemmas. Only by reckoning with this difficult history and trying as hard as we can to understand its powerful influence on our present, can we prepare ourselves for a more just future. // Also in e-book)
An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States by Kyle T. Mays
Mays explores the relationship and differences between the Black American quest for freedom and the Native American struggle for sovereignty in the U.S.
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy by Emmanuel Acho
For awkward questions white and non-black parents don't know how to answer, this is an essential guide to help support communication on how to dismantle racism amongst the youngest generation.
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