Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America
Racism is a problem deeply rooted in American society. Slavery and segregation may no longer be legal, but their legacies still influence the way Black people and other people of color are treated today. Racism exists in the justice system, politics, and the media. Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America introduces readers to some of the history of racism in the country, how it affects people today, and how some are working toward equal treatment for all people.
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|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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Protesting Police Violence in Modern America (Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America) – Booklist
★STARRED★ Clearly written sentences and an even-handed presentation of the facts characterize this important volume in the Core Library Guide to Racism in America series (6 titles), which helpfully explores and contextualizes the surge in protests against police brutality over the past several years. This is a hot-button topic that inspires a lot of strong feelings, and this volume is admirable in its neutral tone, its adherence to facts, and its avoidance of bothsidesism.
Core Library Guide to Racism in Modern America – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
A solid purchase about current racism in the United States. The standout title Race and the Media in Modern America is a highly recommended purchase; it presents timeless information that is not as often found in other series about modern race relations in the United States.