The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
Reviewed by: EPL
Reviews , Young Adult
Title: The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
By: Frederick Joseph
Call #: YA 305.8 Josep.F
The Black Friend, is a great resource for white teens looking to learn more about anti -racism and social justice. Not only does author, Fredrick Joseph pull in his own perspectives and life experiences into the book; he also interviews authors and activists like Angie Thomas and Jemele Hill. Joseph covers and gives relatable examples of white privilege, cultural appropriation and more. If you’re not sure what all the terms or concepts mean or what specific events were, don’t worry! There’s also an excellent encyclopedia of racism in the back of the book that lays everything out for you. Whether you’re starting your journey into learning more about these topics or you been on it for awhile this is a great readable resource to check out.