Simon & Schuster



The Black Kids

The Black Kids is a striking debut that fearlessly contributes to ongoing discussions of race, justice and power.

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Review of ‘The Black Kids’

Christina Hammonds Reed’s debut novel, The Black Kids, is set in 1992 but has a timeliness that often feels uncanny.

Ashley is a privileged Black teenager living the good life in Los Angeles. Her parents have tried to shield her from the reality of life as a Black person in America by enrolling her in…

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