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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy

$16.99

$16.99

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy is an accessible book for children to learn about systemic racism and racist behavior.

For the awkward questions white and other non-black parents don’t know how to answer, this book will help support communication on dismantling racism amongst our youngest generation. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy creates a safe, judgment-free space for curious children to voice questions they’ve long been afraid to ask. How can I have white privilege if I’m not wealthy? If Black people can say the N-word, why can’t I? And many, many more.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781529067736
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 11/05/2021
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / People & places (Children's / Teenage)
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)
    Teenage & Young Adult Fiction / Young Adult
  • Imprint: Macmillan Children's Books
  • Pages: 256
  • Price: $16.99

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy is an accessible book for children to learn about systemic racism and racist behavior.

For the awkward questions white and other non-black parents don’t know how to answer, this book will help support communication on dismantling racism amongst our youngest generation. Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy creates a safe, judgment-free space for curious children to voice questions they’ve long been afraid to ask. How can I have white privilege if I’m not wealthy? If Black people can say the N-word, why can’t I? And many, many more.

Author Information

Emmanuel Acho is a Fox Sports Analyst (Speak for Yourself) and Host/Producer of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, a web series opening a dialogue about racism. He is also the author of Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy. Drafted to the NFL in 2012, Acho played for the Cleveland Browns and later the Philadelphia Eagles until stepping off the field to begin his broadcast career in 2016. In 2019, Forbes listed Acho as a 30Under 30 honoree, recognizing him for his success as the youngest national football analyst for ESPN. Acho earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from The University of Texas and his family’s nonprofit organization, Living Hope Christian Ministries, is dedicated to providing adequate medical treatment to the people of Nigeria.

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