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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

Cover: 'Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man'

Staff Review: "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" by Emmanuel Acho


An absolute must-read for anyone committed to their anti-racist journey, Emmanuel Acho takes readers through so many important topics in this book. From whether Black or African American is the appropriate term, to white privilege, to systematic racism and reverse racism, to how to be an ally, and so many more crucial topics, I found this to be an extremely impactful book in an easy to understand format. It was a pivotal book on my own quest to step outside my privilege and learn how to be an ally, with resources throughout the book that I will be digging into next. 

Acho answers a lot of the questions many of us have, along with how to respond to others, and how to take the steps to put what we've learned into action. This is an outstanding and relevant book that I will definitely be purchasing so that I can re-read it with a highlighter in hand! 

Audience: adults | Genre: nonfiction

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