The Silence of Our Friends
by Jim Demonakos Author, Mark Long Author and Nate Powell Illustrator
The Silence of Our Friends is a semi-autobiographical tale of the fight for civil rights in 1967 Texas. A white family from a racist neighborhood and a black family from the poorest ward in Houston fight to help free five black college students wrongly charged with the murder of a policeman.
This story paints a powerful portrait of a moment in history, convincingly depicting systemic racism, uneasy family dynamics through multiple perspectives, and more. Beautiful and intense, you'll be hard pressed to set this graphic novel down.
(This book may contain a sharpie mark on the top or bottom edge and may show mild signs of shelfwear.)
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