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January 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Check out the books we are loving this week!
Disney Who’s Who: An A-Z of Disney Characters by Brooke Vitale
The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed
I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
Austin Channing Brown’s first encounter with a racialized America came at age 7, when she discovered her parents named her Austin to deceive future employers into thinking she was a white man. In a time when nearly all institutions (schools, churches, universities, businesses) claim to value “diversity” in their mission statements, I’m Still Here is a powerful account of how and why our actions so often fall short of our words. Austin writes in breathtaking detail about her journey to self-worth and the pitfalls that kill our attempts at racial justice, in stories that bear witness to the complexity of America’s social fabric.