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Racism: Can Books Help Write the Next Chapter?

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020 sparked a wave of outrage, disbelief, grief, and protests across America. The story is, unfortunately, not new nor isolated. This book being written today is a sequel to a repeating story of centuries of systemic racism, violence, and oppression. This story can be different. The challenge before us takes continuous intention to overcome a long heritage interwoven into our justice system, neighborhood borders, education system, and yes, in the books we publish and read. […]