"With a clever approach that uses anecdotes, facts, and a little humor, the author challenges all readers to assess their own beliefs and perceptions while clearly looking at polarizing issues"
--- Library Journal, *starred review*
"Read it, then recommend it to everyone you know."
--- Harper’s Bazaar, “One of 10 Books to Read in 2018”
"Oluo answers the questions readers don't dare ask."
--- The Rumpus
"Ijeoma Oluo has built a career on speaking truth to power... [here] she offers a guidebook for those who want to confront racism and white supremacy in their everyday lives, but are unsure where to start."
"Oluo astutely dismantles issues such as police brutality, cultural appropriation and microaggressions, and the pervasive, poisonous power of racism and white supremacy...balancing the intimacy of a memoirist with the dedication of an investigative journalist."
"Impassioned and unflinching"
"Generous and empathetic, yet usefully blunt...it's for anyone who wants to be smarter and more empathetic about matters of race and engage in more productive anti-racist action."
--- Salon.com (Required Reading)
"White readers are going to gain insight ... readers of color generally will find camaraderie and a resource."
--- Washington Independent Review of Books
"Valiant, graceful... urgently needed...(Oluo) pulls the most exasperated of us back from the brink and reminds us what's to be gained from the discussion."
--- Seattle Times