Stakes is High

  • Type: Books
  • By: Mychal Denzel Smith
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: Non-Fiction
  • Recommended by: Jessica T.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9781568588735
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What we ignored or believed to get where we are as a nation today.

I don’t actually remember what put Smith on my radar, but I’m so glad I grabbed this book. This is a short collection of powerful linked essays on the delusions of America and how it affects everything. His observations are passionate, personal, and reflective and should be required reading. He looks at the “America’s Dad” mask of Bill Cosby or the white-washed legacy of Martin Luther King, the difference between justice and accountability, and ultimately the illusion of the “American Dream”.