Hindsight has often revealed past problems to be solutions in disguise. That’s how many might describe the recent anti Critical Race Theory (CRT) crusades that are removing books and curriculums about Black life and history from schools around the country. In response, Black students and parents are forming independent Black book clubs. While continuing to fight against the banning of Black subject matter, Black people are uniting to make sure Black children read books that reflect accurate, complete, and empowering stories about Black life. By far, that’s good news!
Click here to learn more about the two Black middle-school students and others around the country who, by organizing independent book clubs, are revitalizing a long and distinguished legacy of Black literary societies. Be reminded of this powerful opportunity and reason to unite.