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We Need Literacy Warriors like Kizzy in the Black Community Today

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dictionary defines warriors as “a person who fights in battle and is known for having courage and skill.” In Roots, reimagined Kizzy Kinte tells her dad “Reading is my way of being a warrior, my way of feeling free inside.” Teaching enslaved people to read and write was […]