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We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

A must-read history of racism and oppression in America.

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This powerful, sobering, and often frightening look at almost 150 years of "white rage" against black Americans should be a must-read for teens and parents alike. We Are Not Yet Equal covers an enormous amount of historical territory and is filled with dates, events, and legal rulings that may be unfamiliar to many readers. But the book is above all a gripping and inspiring story of black men and women who were determined to make better lives for themselves and their children and refused to back down against staggering odds and violence.

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