A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America. Hardcover Book.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.
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 the Beginning
reveals the history of racist ideas in America, and inspires hope for
an antiracist future. It takes you on a race journey from then to now,
shows you why we feel how we feel, and why the poison of racism lingers.
It also proves that while racist ideas have always been easy to
fabricate and distribute, they can also be discredited.
gripping, fast-paced, and energizing narrative written by beloved
award-winner Jason Reynolds, this book shines a light on the many
insidious forms of racist ideas--and on ways readers can identify and
stamp out racist thoughts in their daily lives.
Hardcover book, geared to readers 12 + up. 320 pages.
A BOOK READERS NEED RIGHT NOW: This is the rare kind of book that
illuminates the past and can literally change the way readers view and
behave in the world around them. While the subject matter is
devastating, the book ultimately offers a hopeful message, and can help
readers educate themselves to combat racism and racist ideas in their
"The R-word: Racism. Some tuck tail and run from it. Others say it's no
longer a thing. But Dr. Kendi breaks it down, and Jason Reynolds makes
it easy to understand. Mark my words: This book will change
everything."—Nic Stone, bestselling author of Dear Martin