We Are Here Lit! invites guest interviewer Middle School Scholar-Athlete James to interview Track Olympian and Businessman Kenny Selmon
Join us as We Are Here Lit! invites guest interviewer Middle School Scholar-Athlete James to interview Olympian & Businessman Kenny Selmon about discovering track, being in the Olympics, balancing school and athletics, defining your identity beyond sports, and more.
While watching Colin's Black & White on Netflix, one theme was following your passion, despite how others define you.
Ernie Barnes (football) and Romare Bearden (baseball) were athletes, as well as artists. They both followed their passion.
“Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.” – Mae Jemison
'Trust your power'- Colin Kaepernick
So many racial stereotypes have historically defined Blackness, especially for Black boys. How do we reimagine curiosity, passion, exploration for Black children to define and reimagine their identity and agency?
You can be more than one thing and more than how others see and define you.
WE ARE HERE will provide you book reviews, discussions, news, and programming about literature and literacy by and about Black males. This site will also feature vlog conversations on topics related to the promoting literacy and voice for Black boys and young men.