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Book

3 of 3 Copies Available

  • ALMA POWELL: Teen Collection
  • CENTRAL: Teen Collection
  • OSHTEMO: Teen Collection
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Black in America

Call Number

  • 305.896 M3219 TEEN (CEN, OSH, POW)

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Publication Information

San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2021]

Physical Description

80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.

Audience

Grades 10-12 ReferencePoint Press.

Summary

"Racial bias against African Americans remains part of the fabric of American life, 400 years after the first African slaves stepped off a ship docking near Jamestown, Virginia. Black people often face violent attacks simply because they are Black"--

Contents

  • Struggles against racism
  • Victimized by police
  • Retail Racism
  • Bias on campus
  • Confronting bias.

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