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Our Lives Matter: The Ballou Story Project (Paperback)

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This is book number 2 in the Ballou Story Project series.


Through the course of a historic year of civil unrest and the emergence of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement, thirty teen writers from Frank W. Ballou High School in Washington, DC came together to take part in this national conversation about race, inequality, violence, and justice. Through their powerful, personal stories these writers intend to Change the Narrative about youth of color. We are not thugs, they say. We are not victims. We are big sisters and sports stars, academic strivers and everyday heroes. We speak out for justice. We dream big dreams. These writers want more for themselves, more for their community, more for their generation. And they are challenging their readers to listen, and to recognize in each story a common humanity worthy of dignity, support, and respect. This riot of voices must be heard.

These books were created in collaboration between the students of Ballou High School and Shout Mouse Press. Learn more at

Product Details
ISBN: 9780692455388
ISBN-10: 0692455388
Publisher: Shout Mouse Press, Inc.
Publication Date: May 20th, 2015
Pages: 88
Language: English
Series: Ballou Story Project