Light For The World To See A Thousand Words on Race and Hope

By Kwame Alexander

In the tradition of James Baldwin’s “A Report from Occupied Territory” comes Light For The World to See. 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.

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From NPR correspondent and New York Times bestselling author, Kwame Alexander, comes a powerful and provocative collection of poems that cut 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,”  Light for the World to See 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.

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Weight 6.4 oz
Dimensions 5 × .58 × 7 in
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