Soundless Cries Don't Lead to Healing: A Critical Thinking Guide to Cultural Consciousness pushes the reader to be honest with who they are and how their personal experiences have shaped their perceptions of others. It is a resource for analyzing current events related to social justice, race, equity, and other provocative topics that one may find themselves in too much of a perplexed state of silence to discuss. It includes tools for self-reflection, inquiry, and engaging in productive discourse. These tools will prepare the reader to speak out on today's issues in an informed way, based on their own experiences, while still conveying an unbiased stance. With the artistic development of Siobhan Vicens, Soundless Cries Don't Lead to Healing has been designed to be used anywhere from the classroom to a coffee shop.

From the uncensored and unedited voices of Baltimore’s youth: we have stories to tell. This book is filled with poems, personal narratives, and essays about racism, discrimination, corruption, and violence in urban education and our distrust in the system that is supposed to be supporting us. Read about the structural doors that need unlocking, keys to problems that need fixing, and our poetic reflections on finding a way out of the trap. Each handwritten story was pulled from the heart and there was true love poured into the illustrations. This is our contribution to our city and our world. 

This is Broken Keys Don’t Unlock Doors.