Black Lives Matter by Sue Bradford Edwards

blmAbout: Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that these events have brought to light.

Anna’s Thoughts: This is a straight forward non-fiction account of the different killings of blacks recently and the history of black inequality. I appreciated that the authors just stated the facts and did not insert any opinion except for the occasional quotes from others. This book really makes you think; I ended up researching a few of the incidents further after reading Black Lives Matter. It is a very quick read which is good considering the time you will take looking up further information about convictions, acquittals, etc.

About Audviral, Mistress of the Stacks

Teen Services Librarian for the Rita & Truett Smith Public Library of Wylie, Texas.
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