Racism and Racial Justice
Now that laws promoting racial equality exist, some people argue that racism as a whole has been eradicated despite evidence to the contrary. Highly publicized racist incidents are generally dismissed as the exception rather than commonplace. Readers discover that this mindset ignores covert or hidden racism, which often deals with hurtful generalizations. In-depth sidebars and detailed photographs augment the engaging narrative as it discusses the history of American racism and its lasting effects. Discussion questions prompt young adults to confront their own biases. In addition, the fight for racial justice is highlighted in annotated quotes from experts.