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Rooting Out Systemic Racism One Picture Book at a Time

Posted about 7 days ago by Jozlyn H

How do we, as a society, root out systemic racism? Where do we start? How can you make a difference?

One of the first places to begin is with your children. Teach them love, kindness, equity, and justice. Teach your children to stand up for others. Teach them to love each other. Teach them to celebrate each other. I challenge you and your family to read all 30 of these books to celebrate Black Americans as well as other diverse populations. These books will make you smile. They will make you cry. They will make you laugh. They will make your heart sing and break. But above all, these books will guide you and your family along the path of racial equity. Be the difference you want to see in the world.

Cover of The Undefeated The Undefeated
Cover of The Bell Rang The Bell Rang
Cover of Same, same, but different Same, same, but different
Cover of Hair Love: a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere Hair Love: a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere
Cover of ColorFull: celebrating the colors God gave us ColorFull: celebrating the colors God gave us
Cover of Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family’s fight for desegregation Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family’s fight for desegregation
Cover of Something Happened in our town: a child’s story about racial injustice Something Happened in our town: a child’s story about racial injustice
Cover of Skin Again Skin Again
Cover of Let’s Talk about Race Let’s Talk about Race
Cover of Not My Idea : a book about whiteness Not My Idea : a book about whiteness
Cover of Sulwe Sulwe
Cover of We March We March
Cover of The Day You Begin The Day You Begin
Cover of Lovely Lovely
Cover of Missing Daddy Missing Daddy
Cover of Last Stop on Market Street Last Stop on Market Street
Cover of The Other Side The Other Side
Cover of Where are you from? Where are you from?
Cover of The Colors of Us The Colors of Us
Cover of The Skin You Live In The Skin You Live In
Cover of Shades of People Shades of People
Cover of Amazing Grace Amazing Grace
Cover of Who We Are!: all about being the same and being different Who We Are!: all about being the same and being different
Cover of Remember: the journey to school integration Remember: the journey to school integration
Cover of The Case for Loving : the fight for interracial marriage The Case for Loving : the fight for interracial marriage
Cover of Hands Up! Hands Up!
Cover of The Youngest Marcher : the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist The Youngest Marcher : the story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a young civil rights activist
Cover of The Snowy Day The Snowy Day
Cover of Saturday Saturday
Cover of Resist: 35 profiles of ordinary people who rose up against tyranny and injustice Resist: 35 profiles of ordinary people who rose up against tyranny and injustice