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Children Summer Reads Recommendations

Looking for books for children to read that include non-white characters?  Hope Wabuke has these recommendations for children and teens.

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#1000BlackGirlBooks

Not in Our Town knows how effective young activists can be through our board members Ziad Ahmed and his redefy organization and Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi’s Princeton CHOOSE.  Now another young New Jerseyan, 11-year-old Marley Dias, is addressing the…

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Want Black Lives to Matter? Want to Help End Racism? Read. by Sharon Astyk

For white people who want to do something meaningful in the face of ongoing racism, Astyk recommends reading or “actively, consciously mak[ing] sure that your kids are reading lots of books with non-white protagonists, with Black language, Black culture and…

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Should they be “carefully taught?”

What happens when minority kids are taught not to talk about race — for the study, click here. 

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A Conversation with My Black Son

“In this short documentary, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.” A New York Times Op-Doc by Geeta Gandbhir and Blair Foster.   Can you contain your…

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