Stand Up and Speak Out Against Racism

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6.54 X 8.58 X 0.63 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
Yassmin Abdel-Magied is the creator of the TED talk "What Does My Headscarf Mean to You?" which was featured as one of TED's most influential ideas of 2015. She has designed a race car, worked on an oil rig, and written two children's novels, a memoir, and a book of political essays. She has delivered keynotes in twenty-five countries and continues to comment on news and current affairs for the BBC and Al Jazeera. In all her work, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is an advocate for transformative justice and a fairer, safer world for all.

Aleesha Nandhra is an illustrator and printmaker whose work includes promotional pieces for the Barbican and House of Illustration (now the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration) and a Google Doodle. One of her prints appeared in the 2022 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. She lives in the UK.
Clear and unflinching yet accessible to a young audience, speaking to them gently when the content gets sensitive, emphasizing the need to remain safe when intervening, and providing them with a number of constructive tools to apply to their own lives. . . . A straightforward yet encouraging discussion on the fight against racism with a uniquely global perspective.
--School Library Journal (starred review)

Throughout the book, the author uses a comforting tone while acknowledging the weight of this subject matter. Frequent metaphors, such as climbing a mountain with a heavy backpack, help explain terms like equality, equity, and justice, with myriad infographics and visuals providing more context to this social justice resource.