Sharing again. Might be time for a 3rd read through. This novel is that good.
Worth every minute. Contemporary fiction that reads more like real life. Racism is at the core of this story seen from the lens of a black nurse – Ruth, a white supremacist father – Turk and the public defender- Kennedy.
Life lessons are plentiful and I immediately felt drawn to Ruth. The indignity she endured. I was outraged. I wanted to go to battle with her. I wanted her story to be heard. Yet all the while I asked myself who am I? I’ve got no idea what it’s like. I’m privileged. Through luck of the draw, I was born this way. I wondered how could I use my privilege to make a difference?
The author offers“When it comes to social justice, the role of the white ally is not to be a savior or a fixer. Instead, the role of the ally is to find other white people…
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