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Light for the World to See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope

ISBN: 9780358539414

Contributors: Alexander, Kwame (Author)

Publisher: Mariner Books, 2020

Binding: Hardcover (Readerbound Available)

Retail: $14.99

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From NPR correspondent and <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author Kwame Alexander comes a powerful and provocative collection of poems that cuts to the heart of the entrenched racism and oppression in America and eloquently explores ongoing events. A book in the tradition of James Baldwin's "A Report from Occupied Territory," <i>Light for the World to See</i> is a rap session on race. A lyrical response to the struggles of Black lives in our world . . . to America's crisis of conscience . . . to the centuries of loss, endless resilience, and unstoppable hope. Includes an introduction by the author and a bold, graphically designed interior. <p/> A collection of three powerful poems that take on racism and Black resistance in America by <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author Kwame Alexander. Includes an introduction by the author.

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