Black Girl, White School: Thriving, Surviving and No, You Can't Touch My Hair. an Anthology (Paperback)

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By Olivia V. G. Clarke (Editor)
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Listen to Black women and Black girls.

Navigating predominantly white institutions (PWI) as a young Black girl provides amazing opportunities as well as challenging experiences. The poems, anecdotes, and entries found in this book seek to provide support and guidance for Black girls in PWI's and are written by Black girls and women who are current or past attendees of PWI's.

Hair, friendship, dating, motivation, information, racism, self-esteem - nothing is off limits.

Fans of Black Lives Matter books The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Dear Martin by Nic Stone, and The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo will love this non-fiction look at life as a Black girls in white schools by girls who have lived it.

This non-fiction book for kids and young adults is edited by Diversity, Equity and Inclusion activist and teen author Olivia V.G. Clarke. Selections from the following writers, poets and leaders:

- Gabrielle Clarke

- Marissa Glonek

- Yolanda Durden

- Soraya Patterson

- Lydia Patterson

- Aminah Aliu

- Tiara McKinney

- Tiia McKinney

- Makayla Terrell

- Ndeye Thioubou

- Sarah Holston

- Katie Quander

- Courtney Pascol

- McKenzie Stringer

- Gabby Anthony

- Ka'Isis Lee


*Now Available: A matching journal for a writing space of Black girls and a separate ally journal for Non-Black POCs and white allies.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780989776943
ISBN-10: 0989776948
Publisher: Lifeslice Media
Publication Date: August 28th, 2020
Pages: 122
Language: English