January 27, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Four former friends come together during the pandemic to support each other and help their community in this compelling story full of heart.
July 2, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
We all need to keep showing up for Black voices and Black lives, even when it’s no longer on trend to do so.
June 24, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Librarian Christine Lively highlights how teens are navigating Black Lives Matter protests and are working to help make change happen.
June 9, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Hello from Minnesota. Here are some books that have helped me learn, unlearn, and grow.
November 14, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Alfonso Jones can’t wait to play the role of Hamlet in his school’s hip-hop rendition of the classic Shakespearean play. He also wants to let his best friend, Danetta, know how he really feels about her. But as he is buying his first suit, an off-duty police officer mistakes a clothes hanger for […]
February 21, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, Angie Thomas’s searing debut about an ordinary girl in extraordinary circumstances addresses issues of racism and police violence with intelligence, heart, and unflinching honesty. Soon to be a major motion picture from Fox 2000/Temple Hill Productions. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood […]
January 26, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description In the United States, racial profiling affects thousands of Americans every day. Both individuals and institutions—such as law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and schools—routinely use race or ethnicity as grounds for suspecting someone of an offense. The high-profile deaths of unarmed people of color at the hands of police officers have brought renewed […]
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