Speak Up! Confronting Discrimination in Your Daily Life: Confronting Racism, 1st Edition

  • Maryellen Lo Bosco
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1538381796
  • ISBN-13: 9781538381793
  • DDC: 305.800973
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Racial discrimination is a significant problem worldwide. Despite the United States' long and painful racial history, the country is today an inclusive society, even as it still struggles to remedy the historical effects of slavery and oppression of people of color. This authoritative book teaches young people what they can do when confronted by racism, providing a history of racial discrimination and its legal and social remedies. This text prescribes safe and effective measures to counteract racism and teach people the values of fairness and equality, featuring Myths and Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Specialist.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Brief History of Racism.
2: The Struggle for Civil Rights and Racial Equality in The United States.
3: Legal Protections Against Racial Discrimination.
4: Spotting and Addressing Overt Racial Discrimination.
5: Spotting and Addressing Covert Discrimination in The Classroom.
6: Staying Healthy in A World That is Not Postracial.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.