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Caste

 Poetry Challenge Day 59 (Thu 12/2/21)



I’m reading a book
that is profoundly disturbing.
The history of race in America.
It’s something we have been conditioned to ignore.

I don’t know what Critical Race Theory is.
I haven’t seen a good definition,
but I know that if this book were taught in our schools,
within a generation or two our attitudes would be changed.

My eyes have been opened.
So what am I going to do?
For starters, I challenge you
to read this book as soon as you can.



”Caste,” by Isabel Wilkerson, Random House. 2020.