Most 14-year olds can’t choose the race they’d prefer to be, but Mark Lawson can, after a carefully-concealed secret comes to light. A secret that pits him against his classmates, his ball club, and the one person who thought he could be trusted.As Grey As Black & White is set in Montgomery, Alabama during the mid-60s when the public school system was still struggling to avoid desegregating its schools. The book provides a different view of Civil Rights and the desire for an equality that transcended integration. A must read.
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