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September 23, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
An amazing celebration of resiliency, strength, and determination, Smith's incredible story shows how far we have come and how far we have yet to go. A fantastic book.
August 23, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Powerfully told, this look at racism, police brutality, and activism will leave readers wanting more books from Arnold. A must-have book.
February 4, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
An indispensable and celebratory primer on the ongoing fight for LGBTQ+ rights. This is an excellent resource that is as thorough as it is visually appealing.
October 2, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
On the evening of April 4, 1968 Senator Robert Kennedy stood on the back of a truck, in a black neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana. But instead of telling people why they should vote for him for president, he had to announce that Martin Luther King, Jr. had been killed in Memphis, Tennessee. Riots had […]
February 28, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
When I’m reviewing books for professional publications, I stay quiet about them on social media. I’m always really excited once a review comes out to be able to talk about the book (or, in this case, DVD), finally! Here’s one of my most recent reviews, which originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of School Library Journal. Political […]
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 […]
January 10, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Publisher’s description James Meredith’s 1966 march in Mississippi began as one man’s peaceful protest for voter registration and became one of the South’s most important demonstrations of the civil rights movement. It brought together leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael, who formed an unlikely alliance that resulted in the Black Power movement, […]
November 22, 2016 by Karen Jensen, MLS
I knew eventually something like this would happen, I just didn’t think it would be so soon. The call came on Friday. A co-worker, her nephew took his own life. He was both black and gay and he saw the writing on the wall and he was scared. He read the news, he heard the […]
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