Black Lives Matter for Middle Schoolers

The Longest Shortest Time

By Hillary Frank and Stitcher

Black Lives Matter for Middle Schoolers

Wednesday, 2 May

In the novel Ghost Boys, a twelve-year-old unarmed black boy is shot by a white police officer. Jewell Parker Rhodes talks about why she wrote this story for middle schoolers, and why she's counting on them to advance racial justice. To win a signed copy of Jewell's book, visit LST's Instagram and look for the post with the Ghost Boys book cover! Join the conversation at longestshortesttime.com. You can also sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Our sponsors for this episode are Juice Beauty (code: LONGSHORT20), Thomas’ English Muffins, Care.com, Mabel’s Labels (code:TIME20), and 1-800-Flowers (code: LONGSHORT). Use these links and promo codes at checkout for a special discount. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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