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What We're Reading

Everyone needs fuel to keep fighting for change. DC Action for Children staff will be sharing books, movies, podcasts, and other media that inspire, energize, and motivate us to do the work.


This week’s recommendations:


Read: Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Y. Davis includes essays, interviews and speeches that explore the relationship of oppression and resistance all over the world. 


Watch: 13th, a documentary film directed by Ava DuVernay, examines the effects of the 13th amendment, which abolished slavery but allowed for the criminalization of ordinary activities of Black people, which evolved into the mass incarceration we see today. Available on Netflix.

Listen: Code Switch, a podcast from NPR hosted by journalists of color explores how race affects every aspect of our society.