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 book about race. The construct of race has always been used to gain and keep power, to create dynamics that separate and silence. This remarkable reimagining of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi's National Book Award-winning Stamped from…
|Shit is happening in our world. Whether we like it or not. I like so many other people want to learn more. I honestly don’t recall much of my social studies education growing up so this was an ideal book to start with because I needed to relearn a lot. And most of it, I had NO idea about. I could go on and on about how this book should be required reading in all high schools. I could go on and on praising this book about how much it taught me. However, I am still learning/listening to the original Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in Americaand that is where most of my time is going to be spent.
I will say this. Jason Reynolds should be an option to narrate every book on Audible. That is all.