Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness
Author(s):
Anastasia Higginbotham
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Dottir Press
ISBN:
978-1948340007
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

A white child sees a TV news report of a white police officer shooting and killing a Black man. "In our family, we don't see color," his mother says, but he sees the colors plain enough. An afternoon in the library's history stacks uncover the truth of racism and white supremacy in the U.S.. Racism was not his idea and he refuses to defend it.

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