Social/Racial Justice Adult Book Club April 2021 YWCA Hanover Virtual Event
Three Virtual Meetings via Zoom to discuss the book. Tuesday, April 13 7-8 pm Tuesday, April 20 7-8 pm Tuesday, April 27 7-8 pm
All American Boys by: Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely A bag of chips. That’s all sixteen-year-oldRashad is looking for at the corner bodega.What he finds instead is a fist-happy cop,Paul Galluzzo, who mistakes Rashad for ashoplifter, mistakes Rashad’s pleadingsthat he’s stolen nothing for belligerence,mistakes Rashad’s resistance to leave thebodega as resisting arrest, mistakesRashad’s every flinch at every punch thecop throws as further resistance andrefusal to STAY STILL as ordered. But howcan you stay still when someone ispounding your face into the concretepavement?