We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices by Ashley Bryan
Available At: Challenger, Chinook Trail (MS), Encompass Heights, Legacy Peak
Categories : Anti-Police, Politics, Racism, Violence
Description: A collection of works created by fifty authors and artists intended to indoctrinate young activists.
YA Label?: No
Notes: This book contains controversial racial and social commentary.
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Pages 2: She had heard the talk aimed at “taking our country back.” Though she was only seven, some of that language of hate stayed with her. When she found out who the new president would be, she was frightened and confused, worried that the world as she knew it was in imminent danger.
Page 34: I could not see Papi’s face; the cop with his knee on Papi’s back smashed it into the pavement as he grabbed a fistful of Papi’s hair. All I could see were Papi’s jeans and his construction boots.
Page 36: A crazy group of kids wore Make America Great Again hats, just to taunt us.
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