Do the Work! An Antiracist Activity Book by W. Kamau Bell & Kate Schatz
Overwhelmed by racial injustice? Outraged by the news? Find yourself asking, “What can I doooooo?” DO THE WORK!
Revelatory and thought-provoking, this highly illustrated, highly informative interactive workbook gives readers a unique, hands-on understanding of systemic racism—and how we can dismantle it.
Packed with activities, games, illustrations, comics, and eye-opening conversation, Do the Work! challenges readers to think critically and act effectively. Try the “Separate but Not Equal” crossword puzzle. Play “Bootstrapping, the Game” to understand the myth of meritocracy. Test your knowledge of racist laws by playing “Jim Crow or Jim Faux?”
Have hard conversations with your people (scripts and talking points included). Be open to new ideas and diversify your “feed” with a scavenger hunt. Team up with an accountability partner and find hundreds of ideas, resources, and opportunities to DO THE WORK!
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Paperback | 176 Pages | Activity Book
About the Authors
Kate Schatz is a queer feminist writer, educator, public speaker, and activist. She is the co-author, along with W. Kamau Bell, of Do the Work: An Antiracist Activity Book, as well as the author the New York Times bestselling "Rad Women" book series, which includes Rad American Women A-Z (City Lights Books), Rad Women Worldwide, Rad Girls Can, Rad American History A-Z, and the illustrated journal My Rad Life: A Journal (Ten Speed Press).
W. Kamau Bell is a dad, husband, and comedian. He directed and executive-produced the four-part Showtime documentary We Need To Talk About Cosby, which premiered at Sundance. He famously met with the KKK on his Emmy-Award-winning CNN docu-series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, where he serves as host and executive producer.
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