Vocab Guide to Racism
From Assimilation to Reparations, Black Wall Street to Police Brutality, and Colorism to White Supremacy, let this book equip you with the language to engage in crucial conversations around anti-Black racism.
A Vocab Guide to Racism is a boldly illustrated visual glossary that distills complex subjects into comprehensive, yet accessible, definitions of terms and explanations of historical moments. With reflection questions to use for introspection or as a starting point for hard conversations with those close to you, this book will encourage both your learning and unlearning-no matter where you are in your journey to understanding race in America.
THOROUGH AND APPROACHABLE: This book presents huge topics in easy-to-understand language that welcomes readers of every experience.
REFLECTION QUESTIONS: Each entry is followed by questions to encourage readers to continue their education and deepen their understanding of how these concepts exist in the world around them.
BEYOND THE BUZZ WORDS: This is an invaluable resource guide that breaks down and goes beyond common phrases like Black Lives Matter and implicit bias to provide actionable awareness.
STUNNING ART: Author Maya Ealey's striking art illustrates each term explained in the book in her bold, passionate style.
• Anyone interested in learning more about race in America
• People who want help understanding the complicated subject of racism
• Parents, teachers, and students
• Readers of instructive and informative best sellers such as How to Be an Antiracist, White Fragility, The 1619 Project, and Do the Work!: An Antiracist Activity Book
Maya Ealey is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Oakland, CA. She is a lover of color whose work centers on themes of love, intimacy, technology, and nostalgia. Maya currently works in the tech industry, while pursuing her entrepreneurial passion through her 90s-inspired side business, Just Rewind It.