Review: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

“The United States now has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, dwarfing the rates of nearly every developed country, even surpassing those in highly repressive regimes like Russia, China, and Iran.” The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is an informative and well researched book about the prison system … More Review: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Review: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho

In Uncomfortable Conversations with A Black Man, Emmanuel Acho answers common questions that many white Americans are afraid to ask, but need the answers to. Narrated by Acho, this audiobook takes the listener through these questions, answers, and additional resources for further education.  As a fan of Acho’s video series, I knew this book was … More Review: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho

Review: How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

“Like fighting an addiction, being an antiracist requires persistent self-awareness, constant self-criticism, and regular self-examination.” In this book, Ibram X. Kendi reshapes the conversation about racism and racial justice in America. He shows us new ways to think about ourselves and others. This is a mixture of historical information mixed with Kendi’s own experiences of … More Review: How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi