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JCLBetM made a comment Mar 08 2021
"This book is beautiful. The illustrations glow off the page, transforming a simple childhood moment between Dovey Johnston Roundtree and her grandmother into something with lasting significance. The end pages with notes from the author on why she ..." Permalink
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The late Civil Rights attorney and activist shares a poignant moment from her childhood beside her wise grandmother, who taught Roundtree the values of self-worth, strength and justice that inspired the co-author's boundary-breaking career.
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Four Hundred Souls

Book - 2021
"A "choral history" of African Americans covering 400 years of history in the voices of 80 writers, edited by the bestselling, National Book Award-winning historian Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain. Last year marked the four...
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JCLBetM made a comment Mar 07 2021
"A startlingly raw telling of one Korean woman's experiences as a "comfort woman" (Japanese sex slave) during WWII--Granny Lee Ok-sun. While the author doesn't shy away from sharing the horrors of rape, she chooses to state things matter-..." Permalink
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