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K-12 Evaluated Resource Collection

Skin We're In, The: A Year of Black Resistance and Power

Author/Publisher/Website: Cole, D.
Copyright: 2020
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Sep/2020
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780385686341
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 10-12
(View recommended grades and subjects) Social Studies

Resource Description

An informative and relevant month-by-month examination of racial and social injustice in Canada in 2017, “The Skin We’re In” presents the many issues affecting BIPOC Canadians today, while weaving in historical content and deeply personal stories in the form of authentic voices, primary documents, and personal commentary. Suitable for senior secondary students, this book’s content will engage and challenge readers, while revealing the injustices faced by Black Canadians and other marginalized groups. In the classroom, teachers may use excerpts from this book as case studies to discuss current issues around race, bias, and social injustice as well as to encourage critical thinking around multiple perspectives on current events. Log in to read the full review.