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Rebecca Skloot
Rebecca Skloot The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
In The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a science writer describes how one woman's cells—taken without her knowledge—enabled years of biomedical breakthroughs.
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James     Baldwin
Nakedness has no color: this can come as news only to those who have never covered, or been covered by, another naked human being.
James Baldwin, No Name in the Street

bell hooks
Part of the racialized sexism wants everyone to think that a 15-year old Mexican is not a girl, she’s a woman. We know she’s a girl. We can never emphasize this enough, because this is the fate of colored girls globally right now: the denial of their girlhood, the denial of their childhood, and the constant state of risk and danger they are living in.
bell hooks, Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism

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Middletown Racial Justice Book Club This is a book club for people in Middletown, CT who are learning about racial justice, institut…more

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Social Justice SIG (Critical Readings in Education) Dedicated to readings in critical pedagogy and social justice with the intention of building a s…more

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Because we have the best taste in books 4 volunteers and bookstore friends (This group is NOT of…more

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Angel's Island: Race for survival (an original roleplay) You stand against the wall, heart pounding, fists clenching and unclenching. You've seen the men…more

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How to Try to Die in Five Easy Steps:When you Were White and I was Black
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