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Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor

By Mandie Caroll, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

28-day program for teens, families to become anti-racist.

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Many excellent books cover similar ground, but few are as bracingly honest and well organized for readers to process via written reflection prompts. Author Layla F. Saad's incisive insights about the dynamics that perpetuate the oppressive systems covered in Me and White Supremacy may be seen as advancing a subjective perspective. But in light of the rapidly shifting landscape of racial justice around the world, it's hard to ignore the clarity of her ideas. This author does not hold hands or coddle White people. It may be emotionally difficult for some readers, but, she argues, White folks need to do this work because it's the right thing to do. Like a workbook for aspiring White anti-racists, older White teens and the adults in their family or sphere may find working through this groundbreaking program together allows for the greatest insight and growth.

Book Details

  • Author: Layla F. Saad
  • Genre: Advice
  • Topics: Activism
  • Book type: Non-Fiction
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks
  • Publication date: January 28, 2020
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 14 - 18
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: September 25, 2020

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