We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza
Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. As adults, they remain as close as sisters, though their lives have taken different directions. Jen married young, and after years of trying, is finally pregnant. Riley pursued her childhood dream of becoming a television journalist and is poised to become one of the first Black female anchors of the top news channel in their hometown of Philadelphia. But the deep bond they share is severely tested when Jen’s husband, a city police officer, is involved in the shooting of an unarmed Black teenager. Six month… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Racism & racial slurs
- Pregnancy & childbirth
- Infertility & IVF treatment
- Police brutality including the shooting of an unarmed Black teenager