Anger Is A Gift by Mark Oshiro

Anger Is a Gift is devastating and spectacular. This one literally took my breath away. It made me cry, but it also filled my heart right up. The fact that it did both of these things--that it was often painful to read, but that just as often, it was filled with warmth and love and... Continue Reading →

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

In So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo breaks down a whole lot of complicated issues surrounding race in America into accessible pieces. I found it to be a quick read, mostly because of how beautifully clear and direct it was. With chapter titles like "What is the school-to-prison pipeline?", "What are microaggressions?" and... Continue Reading →

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

If I had to describe this book in one word, I would use relentless. This is where its power lies. It never lets up. Justyce McAllister is an 18 year old black teenager living in Atlanta, attending a prestigious (and mostly white) prep school. At the start of his senior year, he's cuffed and attacked... Continue Reading →

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