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Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250299055
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 31st, 2018

"Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom." -Stokely Carmichael

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 12th, 2019

While I've definetly spent too many hours watching Trevor Noah's show, reading about his life story has given me a better look into the effects of colonialism in South Africa. My experience being biracial and Trevor's experience are so vastly different that I had a hard time putting the book down. I highly recommend the audio book too!

Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals Cover Image
By Gabrielle Balkan, Sam Brewster (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780714875125
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 18th, 2017

You can learn about bones. You can see the bones. You can feel the bones.

The Bee Book Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465465535
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Published: DK Children - February 6th, 2018

Bees are amazing and they are dying off! Without bees that means no plants and with no plants that means no strawberries! And if that doesn't make you mad then I don't know what will.