Through reading The Hate U Give, the #WoWaWildBookClub reflects upon the theme of protest and its impacts on social movements.
How we view each other is the beginnings of how we treat each other and we've been given too many narratives of "other." Reading the responses from the #WoWaWildBookClub family shows how people have had that light bulb moment with how people are presented to the public and how that might skew our thought process around other human beings. I hope that the responses below showcase the readiness to take back some of these narratives and dig deeper for full stories about the humans around us.
When I think about this topic I completely cringe from the inside out. We're talking about how we have set up systems to take kiddos, babies really, and set them up for failure. It makes me sick. But it's a problem that feels overwhelming and unsolvable by little ol' me. I am so determined to learn more about this topic to see how I can do my part in dismantling this system and creating safe futures for all of our children. I hope you are too. Let's get learning!
Hi #WoWaWildBookClub Readers!! I cannot tell you how pleased I am to see your responses from our first session. It is so great to see learning in action! You can view the responses from your fellow readers here from session 1. I am currently road tripping around the USA right now, so my reading has [...]