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New Kid by Jerry Craft

In this short video, Jerry Craft explains the inside story of how he came to write and illustrate his graphic novel, which is based on his experiences growing up in New York City.

Dr. Jacqueline Douge interviews Jerry Craft on the What Is Black? podcast series.

Think About . . .

The main character of New Kid, Jordan Banks with other students of color in his school, have to deal with microaggressions from teachers as well as students. As you read this book, when can you see this happening? How does Jerry Craft portray these microaggressions?  How do the students of color respond to them? In the video below, a professor of psychology explains three types of microaggression and students share their experiences of it.