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#readyourworld – Hearts Unbroken, by Cynthia Leitich Smith (book review) #MCBD
Settling in at a new high school,nice to be near family again…till the hate mail starts. Like Louise and Hughie, I was a military kid moving frequently, but never had to deal with the racism and distortion of Native heritage that they face daily. (Kansas City Chiefs – it’s past time for name & logo change) Inspired by the author’s own high school years in Kansas, this #ownvoices story examines love and hate, entrenched privilege and short-sighted prejudice in the present time. “You’ve got to be taught, to hate and fear, you’ve got to be taught from year to year…” say the lyrics from musical South Pacific. How do we …