Knowing our history is a journey and the vehicle of that journey is READING.
One Crazy Summer is an engaging story (especially for girls) about 3 sisters who travel to California to meet their mother for the first time. the girls are introduced to the Black Panther movement from the vantage point of pre-teens. Our book club participants said they learned a lot and could easily identify with the 3 sisters.
Stamped Racism, Antiracism, and You is an easy-to-absorb remix of Ibram X. Kendi's book Stamped From the Beginning. Learn about some key people and events that created what we call black history in America.
If you are ready to be informed, this is an excellent starting point.
Book titles are linked to Pyramid Books, a black-owned South Florida book store and a Spady Museum partner.