If you know a teen that has taken an interest in social justice and antiracist causes, congratulations! Check out these titles, and tap any book cover to learn more about it.
This book is the definition of fire, it goes hard and I LOVE IT. This book, besides from being beautifully illustrated, does not shy away from the hardship and inequities faced by marginalized populations throughout history.
Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists
This graphic novel is incredible. I really appreciate that the creators took the time to give historical context and history before launching into the history of the Black Panthers right at the group’s inception.
Author Heather Demetrios is also absolutely hilarious, and she is the inner raging feminist narrator that we should all be so lucky to have.
Rosa didn’t just decide not to move on the bus one day, she was deeply entrenched in activism and working for the Black community for decades before and after that fateful day on the bus.
Freedom Summer is not about white saviourism, it’s about accountability and a drive to do what’s right.
This touches on so many aspects of society and how stereotyping impacts everything from medicine, orchestra auditions, computer programming, and school!
Kline balances statistics and science with stories about environmental successes.Topics like greenwashing & the many facets of activism are discussed in the book.