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10 Antiracist Books for Young Adults

  • TEEN

    THIS IS MY AMERICA

    JULY 28, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THIS IS MY AMERICA

by Kim Johnson

Harrowing and worthwhile; a call-to-action from the anti-racist insights of a generation of Black activists. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    SING AND SHOUT

    APRIL 7, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

SING AND SHOUT

by Susan Goldman Rubin

A rigorous, relatable text about one of America’s all-time entertainers and social activists. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    ONE PERSON, NO VOTE (YA EDITION)

    SEPT. 17, 2019

  • TEEN

    TROUBLEMAKER FOR JUSTICE

    AUG. 13, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

TROUBLEMAKER FOR JUSTICE

by Jacqueline Houtman , Walter Naegle & Michael G. Long

An essential guide to the life of Bayard Rustin, architect of critical movements for freedom and justice. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    JUST MERCY

    SEPT. 18, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

JUST MERCY

by Bryan Stevenson

This is required reading, embracing the ideals that “we all need mercy, we all need justice, and—perhaps—we all need some... Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DREAM COUNTRY

    SEPT. 11, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DREAM COUNTRY

by Shannon Gibney

A necessary reckoning of tensions within the African diaspora—an introduction to its brokenness and a place to start healing. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    WE ARE NOT YET EQUAL

    SEPT. 11, 2018

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WE ARE NOT YET EQUAL

by Carol Anderson with Tonya Bolden

Revealing our racialized past and arguing that we must refashion our nation in pursuit of a new, beloved, and just society. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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