Goodnight Racism by Ibram X. Kendi

Available At: Legacy Peak

Categories : Politics, Racism

Description: Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains controversial racial and social commentary.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 6: …some kids do not have food, do not have beds because of unfair rules and unjust treatment.

Page 26: The illustration on this page depicts several children holding protest signs as they march. Some of the signs read: BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS; CLEAN WATER for ALL; I HAVE A VOICE; WE ARE THE FUTURE.

Pages 28-30: Goodnight unfair rules…Goodnight injustice. Goodnight hate. Goodnight racism.

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