Racial injustice persists when people turn a blind-eye or distance themselves from it by isolating it to some “other” community. This book removes that distance and helps readers view the issue through many perspectives. Don’t look away; keep bearing witness and remake the world anew.
Magoon, Kekla. How It Went Down. New York: Henry Holt, 2014. Print. Genre: YA (Rashomon) Summary: The tragic shooting of a young black man rips apart an inner city neighborhood. The white man responsible for the killing walks free. Sound familiar? Sadly, this tragic scenario expends gallons of newspaper ink and hours of news coverage… Continue reading How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon