Societal Perceptions is a prodigious and empowering book. The book was written to help readers explore how misconceptions impact individuals, families, and communities. Societal Perceptions encourages dialogue about issues that are prevalent within society that people are hesitant to discuss. The book brings awareness towards learned behavior, stereotypes, privilege, colorism, educational disparities, family structure, and cultural differences. McEachern pushes readers to think about the rationale behind behavior and generalizations within society. The scenarios within the book can be explored as topics on the radio, television, social media, and within educational settings. The book does a wonderful job challenging ongoing misconceptions within society.