Racism, Antiracism, and YouBook - 2020
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This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. Stamped reveals the history of racist thought and action in the Americas. It is an approachable, fast-paced account of how past actions still reverberate today. Nonfiction.
Grades 7-8. This is NOT a history book. This is a book about the here and now. Stamped reveals the history of racist thought and action in the Americas. It is an approachable, fast-paced account of how past actions still reverberate today. Nonfiction.
Nonfiction. A history of racist and antiracist ideas in America, from their roots in Europe until today. This book shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas and on ways readers can identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their daily lives. Also available as e-book.
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“This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.”
"This is not a history book. I repeat, this is not a history book. At least not like the ones you're used to reading in school."
I almost don't want to tell you what happened because I've told you what happened a lot already. But if you were to guess that White people started to perpetuate lies about Black people being inferior to keep the world of racism spinning, you'd be right.
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In this book, Jason Reynolds takes Ibram X. Kendi’s classic, Stamped from the Beginning, and adapts it for young adult readers. Reynolds goes back to 1415 and follows the use of race as a construct to gain and keep power throughout history. He explores the events, influential figures and movements that have propagated racist ideas. Reynolds distinguished between racism, segregationism, assimilationism, and antiracism. The common narrative of US History if challenged and the full story is told.
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