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Taye Diggs writes a children's book about racial injustice

Racial Injustice Books Taye Diggs
Posted at 11:10 PM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-31 23:10:41-05

NEW YORK (AP) — In a powerful new book for children, a little girl looks at a crowd of street protesters and asks: Why are those people marching? A few pages later, a child asks her family: Why are buildings burning? “Why?: A Conversation About Race” by Taye Diggs with illustrations by Shane W. Evans is an unvarnished look at social activism from the eyes of Black children as they struggle to understand demands for change. While the book ends on a hopeful note, Diggs and Evans do not shy away from discussing that some protests have ended with burning buildings.